One fatality following early morning collision on Highway 17
2021-09-02 09:30 PDT
File # 2021-133383
Surrey RMCP is informing the public of a road closure in effect following a serious 2 vehicle collision on Highway 17 between 104th Avenue and 108th Avenue.
On September 2, 2021 at 2:55 am, Surrey RCMP received reports of a 2 vehicle collision involving a semi truck towing a fuel trailer that occurred on Highway 17 between the 104 Avenue and 108 Avenue exits. Upon arrival Surrey RCMP and Surrey Fire located a driver with serious life threatening injuries.
The Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team and the The RCMP Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) has been deployed to the scene to conduct a full investigation.
Be advised that Highway 17 will be closed from 130th street to 104th street in both direction until further notice.
Surrey RCMP is providing an update on the investigation of a serious collision that occurred on Highway 17, early Thursday morning.
Police are now confirming that a 37-year-old man has died following a collision between a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle that occurred on September 2, 2021 at 2:55 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 17 between the 104 Avenue and 108 Avenue exits.
While the cause of collision has not been determined, initial indications are that the passenger vehicle was pulled over on the side of the highway when it was struck by a westbound tractor-trailer. Impairment is not believed to be a factor. The driver remained at the scene and has spoken to police. The driver of the tractor –trailer was not physically injured.
The Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) have been deployed to the scene to conduct a full investigation.
Highway 17 between the 104 Avenue and 108 Avenue exits. Remains closed at this time as the investigative teams continue their work.
Cst. Sarbjit SanghaMedia Relations Officer
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
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