Two UBC students dead after incident on campus

September 28, 2021
Two students from the University of British Columbia passed away after being hit by a car that veered onto the sidewalk near the Totem Park student residence building, reports CTV News. The two 18-year-old students who had been on the sidewalk were pronounced dead at the scene. The 21-year-old vehicle driver was arrested and taken to a local hospital. “It is difficult to comprehend and express the enormity of the loss of these two bright and promising young adults,” said UBC President Santa Ono. “On behalf of the university, I wish to extend our deepest and heartfelt condolences to their families, friends and loved ones. Our community mourns with you.” CBC | Times Colonist | CTV News (BC)