Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by TransLink bus in Burnaby

WATCH: Man in critical condition after being struck by bus in Burnaby

A pedestrian was taken to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a TransLink-operated bus in Burnaby Tuesday night.

Burnaby RCMP confirmed to Global News late Tuesday night that two people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Mounties weren’t immediately able to confirm if they would be facing any charges, or what those would be.


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B.C. Emergency Health Services said it responded to the area of Hastings Street and Carleton Avenue at around 5:50 p.m.

Three ambulances were on scene, including advanced life support units.

TransLink confirmed in an email to Global News that one of its buses was involved in an incident with a pedestrian Tuesday night and that RCMP were investigating.

Burnaby RCMP’s Serious Crimes unit was on scene a few hours after the incident on Tuesday night.

The matter is still under investigation.

More to come…

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