Suspected impaired driver crashes into roadblock
2021-03-16 10:35 PDT
File # 2021-37813
Surrey RCMP is updating the public on a collision that occurred last night on Highway 99 in Newton.
The collision occurred at approximately 10:18 p.m. on March 15, 2021, on Highway 99, west of the Highway 91 interchange, in the eastbound lanes. An eastbound civilian vehicle struck a stationary police car that was part of a road closure related to another police incident, which occurred earlier on Highway 99. The officer and the driver of the civilian vehicle received non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the civilian vehicle was arrested for impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
The driver was released from custody; this investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with more information about this incident or dash-cam footage is ask to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca and reference file 2021-37813.
Sgt. Elenore Sturko
Media Relations Officer
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
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