Surrey senior seriously hurt Sunday after vehicle plows into bus stop

Surrey senior seriously hurt Sunday after vehicle plows into bus stop

NEWTON — An elderly man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a vehicle at a Surrey bus stop.

The man, who is in his ‘80s, was at a bus stop in the 7400-block 120th Street, when he was struck by a vehicle just before 5 p.m. Sunday, said Surrey RCMP Sgt. Tom Thompson.

The vehicle, possibly a pickup truck, was in a minor collision with another vehicle, said police.

The driver tried to leave, but lost control of the vehicle, which jumped the curb on to the sidewalk and barrelled into the bus stop area.

The victim’s injuries were “significant,” said Thompson. There was no update Sunday night on his condition.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, but police have since found the vehicle. A man has been detained.

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