Impaired driving, speeding investigated in brutal Surrey crash

SURREY — A Surrey man suspected of impaired driving and speeding was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital on Saturday night with massive internal injuries after his SUV slammed into a tree.

It happened at 134th Street and 66A Avenue, at about 7:15 p.m. Police said the Ford Edge the 40-year-old man was driving crossed the centre line on 134th and peeled the side off a Ford F150 heading in the opposite direction. He then went off road right and slammed into a tree.

The 39-year-old driver of the pickup and his two-year-old daughter were treated for minor injuries in hospital, while the SUV’s driver at press time was listed in critical but stable condition.

Surrey RCMP’s criminal collision investigation team is investigating the crash.

tzytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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