RCMP searching for hit-and-run driver

Two pedestrians suffered lower body injuries after being hit in a Newton intersection on Sunday.

Emergency crews tend to two young pedestrians who were struck by a car



Surrey Mounties are on the hunt for someone who struck and injured two pedestrians in Newton and then took off.

At about 9 p.m. Sunday, a 19-year-old man and a woman, 20, were crossing at the intersection of 72 Avenue and 130 Street, when a northbound vehicle struck them as it turned eastbound on 72 Avenue.

The driver did not stop.

The two pedestrians were taken to the hospital and are being treated for non-life threatening lower body injuries including several fractures.

Surrey RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or observed the light coloured Mazda type vehicle speeding away from the scene of the collision, to call RCMP at 604-599-0502 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

 

 

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