A pedestrian has died following a crash along a Metro Vancouver highway

Police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian on Highway 11 that took place Saturday night.

The Abbotsford Police Department said the collision occurred overnight in the 5300 block of Highway 11.

Frontline officers were called to the area around 11:30 pm and found the pedestrian, who appeared to have sustained serious and life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said in a statement Sunday morning.

“Appropriate road closures were temporarily placed to allow investigators and members of the RCMP’s Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Services (ICARS) to gather evidence and speak to witnesses at the scene,” police explained.

Police said it is “still seeking to identify the female.”

“Investigators are appealing to the public who may have any information or were in the area on April 20, 2024, between 10:00 pm and midnight and have information or dashcam footage,” police said, adding the investigation is in its early stages.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225.