Police seek information to assist hit and run investigation

Surrey

2021-02-23 14:07 PST

File # 2021-22335

Surrey RCMP is seeking information to assist with a hit and run collision that injured a pedestrian in Newton.

On February 13, 2021, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a collision on 68 Avenue approaching King George Boulevard. A woman had been walking on the sidewalk when she was struck from behind by a vehicle that had driven on to the sidewalk. Following the collision, the vehicle fled the scene and was last seen travelling southbound on King George Boulevard. The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries, was given aid from bystanders, and then transported to the hospital by BC Ambulance Service.

The vehicle involved in this collision is described as a black BMW sedan. Police are releasing photos and asking anyone with information to call Surrey RCMP at 604 599 0502 (see attached photos).

Photo of suspect vehiclePhoto of suspect vehicle

A hit and run is when a driver is aware that he/she was involved in a collision and willfully departs the scene of the accident in order to avoid criminal/civil liability or obstruct an investigation. More information on the duty of a driver at a collision can be found online in Section 68(1) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act. 


Released by

Sgt. Elenore Sturko
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
www.surreyrcmp.ca
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776
Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
 

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