An early-morning crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian closed Highway 1 eastbound after 264 Street in Aldergrove for more than six hours on Sunday (Jan. 3).
Abbotsford Police said early Sunday morning at 4:15 a.m., emergency services responded to a collision involving a pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of Highway 1 at the Abbotsford and Langley border.
Upon arrival, emergency service workers located a man in the east-bound lanes who had been struck by three vehicles.
The man had sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
He remains unidentified.
REMINDER – CLOSED – #BCHwy1 EB at 264th St due to a vehicle incident in #Aldergrove, assessment in progress, estimated opening time unavailable. Drive carefully and watch for crews. #LangleyBC #FraserValley
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) January 3, 2021
The drivers involved in the collision remained on scene and were cooperating with the investigation.
They did not sustain any injuries and were said to be “very shaken.”
The Integrated Collision Analysis Reconstruction Team, police investigators and the B.C. Coroners Service were called in.
Traffic was allowed to resume about 10:30 a.m.
Investigators are seeking witnesses, CCTV footage and dashcam footage from those who may have been travelling eastbound in this area, just prior to this collision. If you can assist, please call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225.