CRIME: Surrey RCMP issue public appeal in hit-and-run investigation

CRIME SURREY HIT AND RUNSURREY RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the driver involved in a hit-and-run accident which left an 85-year-old Surrey resident with serious injuries.

On April 6, at about 5:45 p.m., a police officer was conducting a traffic stop in the 12600-block of 92nd Avenue when he heard a noise. The officer observed a newer silver car driving away eastbound on 92nd Avenue and a person lying on the road.

The officer attempted to stop the fleeing vehicle, however it failed to stop and was last seen travelling north bound on 128th Street through the intersection at 96th Avenue. Emergency personnel attended and located an 85-year-old victim with serious injuries. The victim is recovering from the collision and is reported to be in stable condition.

Investigators have now confirmed that the vehicle involved is a four-door Honda Civic, 2013 to 2015 model. The car is expected to have damage to its front end. The photo shown here depicts the suspect vehicle fleeing the accident scene through a red light at 96th Avenue and 128th Street.

“As the investigation continues to advance, we are appealing for the driver responsible to contact our investigators,” said Cpl. Bert Paquet. “In addition, we would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the Honda Civic or knows where the car or driver can be located.”

Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) is currently investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 stating file number 2015-47247, or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.