ONE man is in custody following a collision that sent two pedestrians to hospital on Thursday afternoon.
On September 28 at 1 p.m., Surrey RCMP frontline officers, along with Surrey RCMP Traffic Services, the Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT), and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS), responded to a report that two pedestrians were allegedly struck by a vehicle in an alleyway located in the 5900-block of 172 Street.
The pedestrians, a 24-year-old man and a 24-year old woman, were transported to hospital with serious injuries. A suspect was arrested in the area shortly after the collision.
Nicholas Giles, 24, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon. He has been remanded into custody until his next court appearance.
Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit has conduct of the investigation and it is working to determine all the circumstances surrounding this incident, police said.
If anyone witnessed this collision or has dash camera footage of the incident, they are requested to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, by calling 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.
Surrey RCMP will not be releasing further information regarding this incident as the matter is now before the courts.