Anureet Dosanjh of Surrey charged after alcohol fueled crash


ABBOTSFORD, BC: Abbotsford Police announced that twenty-three-year-old Anureet Dosanjh of Surrey has been charged with six counts of Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm and three counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm in connection to a crash that involved Volkswagen Jetta and Honda Civic in May last year,

On May 24, 2021, at 8:13 pm, Abbotsford Emergency Services was called to Whatcom Road and North Parallel Rd to report a serious crash involving a Volkswagen Jetta and Honda Civic.

The Honda Civic was traveling westbound on North Parallel at a high rate of speed, travelled into the on-coming lane and collided head on with the Volkswagen Jetta.  

The Honda, occupied by driver and passenger; and the Volkswagen, occupied by the driver, passenger, and two small children, sustained injuries and were taken to hospital by BC Ambulance Service.
To date, the front passenger of Volkswagen is recovering from severe, life-altering injuries.  The front passenger of the Honda Civic was in hospital, on a ventilator, with serious injuries.

Calling it a “preventable collision”, the AbbyPD General Investigation Section (GIS) tirelessly followed the evidence advancing this file to the charge approval stage.The police suspected alcohol and speed as prime factors of collision even at the early stage of investigation.

And on this collision’s first anniversary, Dosanjh has been charged.

“From the onset, the General Investigation Section was grateful for the assistance from the public, which included witnesses and businesses in the area, allowing this investigation to advance.  The investigative team remains dedicated to holding those responsible accountable,” said Sergeant Chris Brown-John .