Single motor vehicle accident in Surrey

ON Thursday, July 25 at approximately 2:44 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision in the 11900-block of 96th Avenue in Surrey.

A 1997 Honda Accord was travelling westbound on 96th Avenue when it went off the road and struck a utility pole. The subsequent collision resulted in the vehicle sustaining significant damage and has impacted the delivery of power and communication utilities servicing the area.

The 24-year-old male driver of the Honda Accord was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol and speed have not been ruled out as contributing factors in this collision. The incident is still under investigation.

A road closure on 96th Avenue between 118th Street and 120th Street is in effect and is expected to last several hours while utility crews work
to restore service in the area. Motorists are requested to avoid this area during their commute and are reminded to exercise caution while
travelling through the nearby area which may experience power interruptions impacting the operation of traffic control devices such as traffic lights.

Anyone with more information, is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file number 2019-111699.

If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS  or