UPDATE: Ryan Reynolds delivers heartfelt statement regarding the passing of a stuntwoman on the set of Deadpool on August 14th.
A stunt went horribly wrong on the set of Deadpool 2 Monday, August 14th.
The stunt took place at the Jack Poole Plaza on Canada Way, where a female driver reportedly lost control of her motorcycle. The bike went airborne and shot across the street and through a window at the Shaw Tower.
— Vancouver News (@GreaterVan_News) August 14, 2017
Multiple ambulances and police cars arrived at the scene and the area was taped off.
BREAKING: We’ve just learned the stunt woman who crashed into Shaw Tower has died, VPD and Worksafe BC investigating pic.twitter.com/6sXfR1CFgV
— Kurtis Doering (@KDnewsguy) August 14, 2017
Tragedy On Deadpool 2 Set
While many details are unconfirmed, CBC News reports that the female driver has died from her injuries.
Sources tell 604 Now that the stuntwoman was 27 years old and from Los Angeles. She was reportedly one of the best stunt drivers in the world.
Starring Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool 2 began filming in Vancouver at the end June. The first installment in the Deadpool franchise is the highest grossing R-rated film in history.
Filming is set to continue through to the end of August.
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