SURREY — Two people have been seriously injured in separate early morning crashes that happened within minutes of each other.
The first was in South Surrey in the 15800-block of 64th Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. Police say a motorcyclist hit the back of a dump truck and has life threatening injuries.
Ten minutes later a pedestrian was hit in the 5400-block of 192nd Street. The victim also has serious injuries.
Investigators expect to be on scene into the afternoon, which will affect traffic.
Police are asking motorists to plan alternate routes around these areas:
- Traffic on 64th Avenue is blocked in both directions from 152nd Street to the 16600 block.
- Traffic on 192nd Street is blocked in both directions between 54th Avenue and the Langley Bypass.
Anyone with more information about these collisions is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.