Man dies after falling from SUV

SURREY – A 23-year-old Surrey man who sustained critical head injuries after being thrown from the back of an SUV that had its tailgate down died in hospital Friday.


His name has not been released.


The traffic incident happened May 19th, in the 10100-block of 128A Street in Whalley.


Police said the SUV, driven by a 23-year-old Surrey man, accelerated quickly with three young men in the back. Two were able to hang on to the sides, but the one in the middle fell onto his head on the asphalt road. Police are still investigating. As of press time, charges have not been laid.