Vancouver police say a man’s death in a car accident was a homicide

“Police believe the three men were driving in the vehicle when they were involved in a confrontation with people in another car,” said Sgt. said Steve Addison.

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A confrontation between two groups of people in two vehicles has led to a death in Vancouver.

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In a prepared statement, spokesman for the Vancouver Police Department, Sgt. Steve Addison said at 11pm on Saturday, police responded to a rollover collision near Fraser Street and East 55th Avenue.

At the scene, one man was found dead and two others seriously injured.

Pictures from the scene show a black Mazda SUV on its right side along with a silver parked car and a white parked car on a block of flats on East 55th Avenue.

There was rubbish all the way.

“Police believe the three men were driving in the vehicle when they were involved in a confrontation with people in another car,” Addison said.

Therefore, the police have classified the man’s death as a homicide. The other two are being treated for serious injuries at the hospital. Addison said police are not releasing the cause of the man’s death at this time.

This is the city’s 14th killing in 2021.

No arrests have been made.

Police are looking for dash-cam footage and witnesses who were in the area of ​​Main and Fraser Street, between 41st and 57th Avenue, between 10:30 pm and 11:15 pm Saturday night.

Anyone with information should call VPD’s Department of Major Crime at 604-717-2500.

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