Police seeking witnesses to pedestrian and vehicle collision


2016-10-25 11:39 PDT

File # 2016-150870

Surrey RCMP is looking for witnesses to an incident where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the morning of October 19th in the Newton area of Surrey.

On October 19th, 2016 at 8:30am, a 2004 grey Toyota Sienna minivan was travelling west on 82nd Avenue. The minivan struck and seriously injured a woman near the intersection of 82 Avenue and 121A Street. The woman was transported to local area hospital in serious condition.

The Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT), who investigates all serious injury and fatal motor vehicle collisions in Surrey, is leading this investigation. The driver of the minivan has been identified and investigators are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Crash investigations are very complex and require extensive work, says Corporal Scotty Schumann. Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed this incident.

For more information on pedestrian safety, please see the Surrey RCMP or ICBC websites.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca. Please quote file #2016-150870.

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