Surrey RCMP believe this is a piece from the bumper of a Honda Prelude that hit and killed a man in Bridgeview on Dec. 4.

Police seek hit-and-run suspect in connection with man’s death in Surrey

RCMP are asking the public to keep an eye out for a Honda Prelude with a missing bumper.

A man who died after being found on a Bridgeview road was the victim of a hit and run.

Police now say a 26-year-old man the found badly injured in the middle of the road in the 12600-block of King George Boulevard on Friday was hit by a driver who took off after the collision.

The Surrey man was found with serious injuries at 11:55 p.m. on Dec. 4 and was tended to by paramedics who tried to revive him.

He was taken to hospital where he died.

Initial reports were that the man may have fallen off an overpass, but there were no witnesses.

Police now believe the man was hit by a red Honda Prelude between the years 1997 and 2001.

Investigators found a bumper torn from the vehicle, ostensibly after impact, leading police to believe it was the cause of the man’s injuries.

“If you have seen a red 1997 to 2001 Honda Prelude missing a piece of its front bumper, our investigators want to hear from you,” said Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann. “Any little bit of information could help officers advance this investigation and find the person responsible.”

Surrey RCMP reminds pedestrians and drivers to be mindful of the reduced visibility at this time of year. Drivers need to slow down and pedestrians need to wear bright clothing to reduce the likelihood of a collision. More information for drivers and pedestrians can be found on the Surrey RCMP’s and ICBC’s websites.

Anyone with more information about this collision is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.solvecrime.ca.

 

Surrey North Delta Leader

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey Police’s role in Barnston Island still needs ‘to be looked at’

Surrey RCMP polices unincorporated island a short ferry ride across Parson’s Channel

Surrey looking into reducing residential speed limits

Surrey city council on Feb. 24 approved five ‘key pillars’ of a Surrey Transportation Plan

‘We have to triage’: Surrey teachers stage ‘walk-in’ to support public education

Teachers raising awareness after more than one year at the bargaining table

Suspected drugs, counterfeit cash seized during distracted driving stop: Surrey RCMP

Police said incident happened near 152nd Street and Fraser Highway

Fate of five-district policing model in Surrey rests with new police board

Whalley/City Centre, Guildford/Fleetwood, Newton, Cloverdale, and South Surrey districts formed under McCallum’s watch in 1998

Two law enforcement trucks ‘deliberately’ set on fire in northern B.C., RCMP say

Police say they have video evidence of a person in the area of the truck fires

B.C. mother, daughter return home after coronavirus quarantine in Asia

Jensine Morabito and her daughter were on Holland America’s Westerdam but did not catch the virus

Leap Year means we get an extra day in February, so how are you spending it?

People online have a number of suggestions and plans on how they will be spending Saturday

Greta sticker that drew outrage in Alberta not child pornography: RCMP

X-Site Energy Services has denied having anything to do with the stickers

Bald eagle hit by train in northern B.C. has a chance of survival

The raptor has been taken to OWL in the Lower Mainland for recovery

Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto sign a historic agreement

Co-operation crucial to stem dropping Nechako Reservoir level

Hundreds of B.C. firefighters ‘climb the wall’ for BC Lung Association

The charity fundraiser saw participants climbing up 48 storeys

Stories of sexual assault at B.C. tree planting camps ‘shocking but not surprising:’ advocate

Contractors’ association is working with trainers to create respectful culture

Most Read