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

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

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

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

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

Photos from the scene show a black Mazda SUV on its right side alongside a silver parked car and a white parked car on a residential block of East 55th Avenue.

There was debris all over the road.

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

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

This is the city’s fourteenth homicide 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 and 11:15 p.m. Saturday night.

Anyone with information should call VPD’s Major Crimes Section at 604-717-2500.

Reference-vancouversun.com

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