A female stunt rider dies today after a motorcycle crash on the sets of Deadpool 2. She had lost control of the motorcycle and crashed which cost her a life.
Eye-witnesses said through the windows of the Starbucks, situated near Jack Poole Plaza, a motorcycle crashed. The Starbucks where this accident took place is located in Shaw Tower. The ambulances were immediately called to the scene to cope with the emergency. Unfortunately, the rider died.
Canadian Police appeared at the scene and stopped all the traffic from Burrard Street to Thurlow Street. The Police are investigating the cause of the accident. A Shaw Tower worker was watching stunts below the street when the unfortunate accident happened.
The stunt woman had gone through the same stunt many times but this time she lost control in split seconds. She was on a full throttle but there was a building there, said the employee
The woman went from zero to really quick and disappeared from the scene. The film producer said that it was a very tragic and sad day. The business agent of the film is sending support resources at the production site. The team would be responsible to keep things in control and also to provide any trauma counselling.
We are deeply saddened by the accident that occurred on the set of Deadpool 2 this morning. Our hearts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of our crew member during this difficult time, said 20th Century Fox as stated by CBC Ca.
We aren’t yet sure about the identity of the stunt woman since Police hasn’t released any details. However, we will update this article once we gather any news about the woman. We are deeply saddened over her tragic death.