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SUV with Alberta licence plates crashes into downtown Vancouver store on Canada Day

SUV crashes into downtown Vancouver storefront
An SUV with Alberta licence plates caused a dramatic scene in downtown Vancouver early Canada Day, crashing into a supermarket at Pacific and Howe Streets. Luckily no one was injured.

A SUV crashed into a supermarket in downtown Vancouver early Wednesday morning.

Police say the vehicle crashed into the Fresh Street Market at Pacific Street and Howe Street around 3:30 a.m.

The driver of the SUV, which has Alberta plates, was located and taken into custody, along with two passengers, Vancouver police confirm.

Police say luckily, there was nobody hurt inside the vehicle or the store.

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It is not yet known what caused the SUV to crash.

Police say Vancouver Fire Rescue services did attend, along with Hazmat due to a small amount of fuel that leaked from the vehicle.

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The structure of the building will have to be assessed by specialists through the building management company, police say.

The van crashed into a supermarket in downtown Vancouver early Canada Day morning. Photo: Sergio Magro / Global News
The van crashed into a supermarket in downtown Vancouver early Canada Day morning. Photo: Sergio Magro / Global News.

 

 

The van crashed into a supermarket in downtown Vancouver early Canada Day morning. Photo: Sergio Magro / Global News
The van crashed into a supermarket in downtown Vancouver early Canada Day morning. Photo: Sergio Magro / Global News.

Editor’s note: The original version of this story identified the vehicle as a van, but it is a SUV.

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