Two hurt in bus stop crash

SURREY – – A 34-year-old Surrey woman remains in critical condition in hospital after a pickup truck crashed into her and another woman while they were waiting for a bus in Fleetwood on Monday morning.

 

The victim sustained head injuries and both her legs were severed on impact.

 

It happened at 8 a.m., at the intersection of 88th Avenue and 148th Street.

 

The other woman, a 22-year-old Surrey resident, sustained minor injuries.

 

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet said witnesses told police a Tacoma pickup truck driven by a 49-year-old Surrey man hit a GMC van and the impact sent the truck into the bus stop.

 

"The indication is he drove through the red, colliding with the van," Paquet said.

 

"Both drivers involved remained at the scene. Investigators are working to determine the actions of both drivers prior to and during the collision," he added. No charges have been laid as the Surrey

 

RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service have not concluded their investigation.

 

Police ask witnesses who have not yet spoken to them to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

 

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