Published On: Tue, Sep 14th, 2021

Man crushed to death by his own car at McDonald’s drive-thru in Canada

A person in Canada was crushed to death by his own car in a McDonald’s drive-through final week in what native police known as a “tragic death.”

Tony Eyles.Facebook

The Vancouver Police Department confirmed that Anthony “Tony” Eyles, a married 42-year-old father of two from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, died Sept. 8.

Eyles leaned out of the automobile to decide up an merchandise that fell as he was making an attempt to pay for his order at a McDonald’s drive-thru window in downtown Vancouver and was crushed by his car, police stated.

VPD stated surveillance video confirmed that when Eyles opened his car door to decide up the dropped merchandise, “the vehicle rolled forward, colliding into a structural piece of the restaurant. The driver was unable to free himself from the vehicle as he was pinned between the vehicle door and frame.”

“Efforts were made by first responders to revive the man, but tragically, he died on scene,” Constable Tania Visintin of the Vancouver Police Department stated in a press release. “This is an absolutely heartbreaking scenario. Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of this man.”

Local information reviews stated that Eyles’ co-workers and household raised tens of 1000’s of {dollars} for the person’s widow and two younger youngsters.

Eyles’ brother-in-law, Neal Pender, instructed CTV that Eyles was an elevator mechanic who serviced high-rises in downtown Vancouver.

“The kids are understandably not fully grasping it. We’ve just tried to surround them with as much family as we can,” Pender told the network.

Pender did not immediately respond to a NBC News request for comment.

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