Police say alcohol and speed likely factors in fatal crash in Burnaby, B.C.

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BURNABY, B.C. — An RCMP criminal collision investigation team is looking into a single vehicle crash that killed a young woman early Wednesday in Burnaby, B.C.

Police say in a news release that officers responding to the report of a crash found two women in the vehicle. 

The 20-year-old passenger died at the scene. 

Police say the 20-year-old driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

They say the driver of the vehicle struck a pole, causing significant damage to the car. 

Police say both alcohol and speed are believed to factors in the crash.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 11, 2020. 

The Canadian Press