Harinder Singh Sihota charged in connection to hit-and-run collisions in Surrey and Delta

SURREY RCMP announced on Monday that 38-year-old Harinder Singh Sihota has been charged in relation to a series of incidents and collisions that allegedly occurred in Surrey and Delta on Saturday night.

Sihota is charged with numerous offences, including break-and-enter; three counts of assault; fail to stop; and dangerous operation of a conveyance.

On Saturday, September 16, at approximately 10:38 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report that a man broke into a residence in the 10400-block of 125 Street, assaulted persons inside the home and fled in a vehicle. The suspect and victims were known to each other.

Frontline officers attended the residence and made patrols for the vehicle in the area. The suspect vehicle returned and collided with multiple parked vehicles prior to fleeing.

At approximately 11 p.m., the suspect vehicle was involved in multiple collisions in Delta along Ladner Trunk Road. One vehicle flipped as a result of the collision and the three occupants were transported to hospital, one with serious life-threatening injuries.

Delta Police Department responded to the incidents that occurred in their jurisdiction. CCIT has assumed conduct of these investigations from the Delta Police Department as a portion of the overall series of events.

At approximately 11:14 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report that a vehicle was on fire in the 8200-block of 128 Street. Police quickly arrived on scene and located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle. The driver had fled the vehicle on foot and was arrested by police a short distance away.

The suspect remains in custody.

The investigation continues and is being led by the Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT). Investigators are working to determine a complete timeline of the incidents which resulted in several collisions in Surrey and Delta, damage to numerous vehicles, and serious injuries to one vehicle occupant.

Anyone with information or dash camera footage who has not yet spoken to investigators is asked to contact the CCIT at 604-599-0502.


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