83-year-old man killed in ‘catastrophic’ Richmond crash

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage of the crash to come forward. Global News

A single-vehicle crash in Richmond on Tuesday has claimed the life of an 83-year-old man, say Richmond RCMP.

According to police, it happened around 2 p.m.  in the area of No. 4 Road and Tomicki Avenue.

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Police said a 2000-era Cadillac sedan crashed into a hydro pole, where it suffered “catastrophic damage.”

Investigators say the driver was the vehicle’s sole occupant, and was rushed to hospital where he later died.

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The Richmond RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team is leading the investigation.

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Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or has dash cam video of the incident to contact Richmond RCMP and quote file #2019-38075.

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