Calgary police seek witnesses to fatal pedestrian collision
We are looking for the public’s help to assist with an investigation into a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred early Friday morning along Memorial Drive.
On August 13, 2021, at approximately 12:45 a.m., a motorcycle operated by a 17-year-old male was travelling eastbound in the 800 block of Memorial Drive N.E. when a 35-year-old female pedestrian entered the roadway from the LRT right-of-way.
The motorcycle and rider struck the pedestrian, knocking them to the roadway. The motorcycle fell and slid to a stop further down the road.
The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The motorcyclist suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital.
Alcohol and drugs are not considered to be factors, though speed is considered a factor in this collision. The collision location is not intended for pedestrian crossings, which is also considered a factor in this collision.
Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously through any of the following methods:
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