McDonald's Drive-Thru Accident

McDonald’s Customer in Canada Dies After ‘Freak Accident’ in Drive-Thru

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McDonald’s Drive-Thru Accident: A Vancouver man was killed by his own vehicle while passing through a McDonald’s drive-thru on Wednesday morning, Acc to police.

The man was reportedly paying for his food when he dropped his bank card around 5:30 a.m. He opened the door and try to pick up the card, at which point the still-moving car rolled forward, pinning him against a structural piece of the restaurant. The driver was unable to free himself. He died on the spot.

Vancouver Police Constable Tania Visintin said it was a tragic scene for the victim’s family and the staff, who witnessed the death.

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“This is an absolutely heartbreaking scenario. Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of this man,” she said in a statement.

“People aren’t used to seeing this type of incident happen, especially at your workplace. I would assume everyone is shaken up,” Visintin told 680 News. She said victim services will be made available to staff.

“Usually when we hear about a fatal motor vehicle accident it’s usually, typically a crash with another vehicle. So the fact that no other vehicle was involved… this seems like a freak accident,” she continued.

The VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit and BC Coroner Services are now investigating this case.

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If anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving in the area at the time of the incident, or who may have witnessed the event, is being asked to call investigators at 604-717-3012.

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