Police seek information to assist hit and run investigation
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).
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.
Sgt. Elenore Sturko
Media Relations Officer
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
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