Richmond RCMP investigating serious motor vehicle collision

SHORTLY after 1 a.m. on November 26, Richmond RCMP responded to the 9100 Block of No.5 Road for a report of a single motor vehicle collision.

The collision occurred when a vehicle, driven by a man in his 30s from Langley, struck both a utility pole and a light standard. The driver was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The debris field required a large portion of No. 5 Road to be shut down for several hours while police investigated.

Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in this collision.

The Richmond RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) has assumed conduct of the investigation.

Police are asking anyone who has any information about this collision to contact Constable Z. Sharoom of the Richmond RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team at 604-278-1212 and please quote file# 2019-38770. The police are also asking drivers who may have been in the area at the time to review their dash cam footage and contact them.