A 94-year-old died in Langley crash on Monday

Senior driver failed to stop at red light. This is the third traffic fatality of 2013.

  • Oct. 15, 2013 5:00 a.m.

A 94-year-old Langley man has died following a crash in Walnut Grove on Monday.

Around 11 a.m., the 94-year-old driver of a Nissan Sentra failed to stop for a red light as he made a right turn at the intersection of 88 Avenue and 204 Street, said police. A Dodge pickup truck, driven by a 43-year-old man, hit the Sentra while coming through the intersection.

The truck driver stayed on scene and wasn’t injured in the crash. However, the Sentra driver was taken to hospital with critical injuries. He passed away later in the evening, said police.

Langley Traffic Section is conducting the investigation. Both vehicles have been sent for mechanical inspections, said police.

This is the third traffic fatality in Langley in 2013.

If anyone witnessed this fatal collision and did not speak with police, please call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.