Pedestrian Woman dies in impaired driving car crash in Newton

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A female pedestrian has died in a motor vehicle collision after being struck and pinned by an SUV. According to police the investigation is in the early stages and the cause of the collision has not yet been determined, however impaired driving is believed to be a contributing factor. 

On July 26, 2022 at approximately 11:59 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the 7400-block of 121A Street.

Upon arrival, police located a pedestrian with serious injuries who had been struck and pinned by a vehicle. With the assistance of bystanders, police were able to push the vehicle off the victim and began immediate first aid until BC Ambulance Service and Surrey Fire Service took over patient care. The female pedestrian was transported to hospital and later succumbed to her injuries.

Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) with assistance from the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS), are investigating the collision. The driver and passengers of the small grey SUV involved remained on scene. 

Surrey RCMP is looking for witnesses in a fatal motor vehicle collision that claimed the life of pedestrian in Newton. Anyone with information regarding the collision or dash camera footage from the area is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team at 604-599-0502.