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Calgary Pedestrians Killed After Being Run Down By Speeding VW In City's South

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Two Calgary pedestrians were killed over the weekend after they were run down by what police believe was a speeding driver, while crossing Macleod Tr. (Alamy)
Two Calgary pedestrians were killed over the weekend after they were run down by what police believe was a speeding driver, while crossing Macleod Tr. (Alamy)

Speed is belived to be a factor after two pedestrians were run down while crossing an intersection in Calgary’s south on the weekend.

Police say the two victims were struck by a north-bound VW Jetta as they crossed Macleod Tr. at 90 Ave. early Satruday morning.

“Both pedestrians were transported to the Foothills Hospital in life threatening condition, were one of pedestrians succumbed to their injuries,” the Calgary Police Service said in a statement shortly after the crash.

The second victim died on Sunday, police said.

“The second pedestrian, a 24-year-old man from Calgary, died as a result of the injuries he sustained after being struck,” investigators said.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Traffic Section at 403-567-4000 or they can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or TEXT: tttTIPS to 275637

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