SURREY RCMP are investigating after multiple incidents were reported involving rocks thrown from a pedestrian overpass striking vehicles travelling on Highway 99 in South Surrey.
Fortunately, no person was injured; however, several vehicles, including a transit bus, were damaged. In one incident, a rock the size of baseball was located, police said.
The overpass where these incidents took place is between the 32 Avenue and King George Boulevard exits of Highway 99. It connects the 3700-block of 148 Street to several walking paths in the area. Investigators are releasing details about each of these incidents and are asking anyone with information or dashcam video to contact Surrey RCMP.
The first incident took place on Friday, November 26 at 7:44 p.m. in which a semi-truck and transit bus were damaged.
The next incident occurred on Monday, November 29 at 10:49 p.m. in which two semi-trucks were damaged.
The most recent incident was on Tuesday, November 30 at 10:20 p.m. in which two semi-trucks sustained damage.
“These incidents are very concerning. Throwing objects off of the overpass has the potential to cause serious or even fatal injuries to the occupants of vehicles,” said Media Relations Officer Cpl. Vanessa Munn. “We are asking anyone with information to contact police. If you reside in the area please check your residential cameras and be sure to report all suspicious activity to police.”