Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – 128 Street and 82 Avenue
2023-11-25 10:09 PST
File # 2023-194726
Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in a motor vehicle collision that occurred on November 25, 2023, in the Newton area of Surrey.
On November 25, 2023 at approximately 9:24 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a two vehicle motor vehicle collision at the intersection of 128 Street and 82 Avenue. A white Ford Mustang was travelling south bound on 128 Street, while a black Toyota Corolla was north bound on 128 Street. At the intersection of 82 Avenue, the black Corolla executed a left hand, west-bound turn, into the path of the Mustang. The subsequent collision caused significant damage to both vehicles.
The male driver of the Mustang was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries. The adult male passenger of the Corolla was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition and has since succumbed to his injuries and was declared deceased at hospital.
The driver of the Corolla fled the scene on foot. The driver was described as a South Asian male in his twenties, wearing a grey hoodie and jeans.
Alcohol and speed have not been ruled out as contributing factors, and the investigation into the collision is in the very early stages.
Police are on scene examining the collision, collecting video and interviewing witnesses. 128 Street will be closed to all traffic from 80 Avenue to 84 Avenue, and motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Anyone with more information, including dash camera footage around the area of 128 Street, between 80 and 84 Avenue, between 9:20 p.m and 9:30 p.m., is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, and quote file number 2023-194726.
If you wish to make an anonymous report, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.
S/Sgt Tyner GILLIES
Surrey RCMP Watch Commander
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