A stunt performer has died in a motorcycle crash after she lost control of the vehicle she was driving on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver, Canada.
It's understood the stuntwoman crashed through the glass of the Shaw Tower's ground floor studio at around 8:20am on Monday morning.
A motorcycle lays on the ground just across from Jack Poole plaza. You can't see here but above it is broken glass pic.twitter.com/zzl5Ag9gYT
— Farrah Merali (@FarrahMerali) August 14, 2017
In a statement, the Vancouver PD said: "Vancouver Police can confirm that a female stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle."
Police have since cordoned off the area and an full investigation is under way.
A stunt driver has died on the set of Deadpool during a stunt on a motorcycle. VPD & @WorkSafeBC investigators are at the scene.
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) August 14, 2017
A spokesman for 20th Century Fox commented, “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.”
Deadpool 2 began filming in June and according to Deadline, this was the stunt driver's first film.