Surrey RCMP need witnesses to come forward after minivan hits woman in Newton

Police are seeking witnesses after a minivan struck and seriously injured a woman near 121A Street and 82nd Avenue last week.

Surrey RCMP need witnesses who saw minivan hit a pedestrian at 121A Street and 82nd Avenue in Newton to contact them at 604-599-0502

SURREY — The Surrey RCMP is seeking witnesses after a minivan struck and seriously injured a woman near the intersection of 121A Street and 82nd Avenue last week.

“We don’t know if she was in a crosswalk or not,” Sergeant Alanna Dunlop said of the victim, who was taken by ambulance to Royal Columbian Hospital.

Police said the driver of the 2004 grey Toyota Sienna minivan was heading west.

Corporal Scotty Schumann said the driver has been identified “and investigators are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.”

“Crash investigations are very complex and require extensive work,” he said. “Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed this incident.”

Police ask witnesses to contact the Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS, quoting file number 2016-150870.

It happened at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 19.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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