Vehicle crashes into home in Surrey

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The Surrey RCMP informed about a collision that occurred in the early morning of July 13, 2023 at 3:06 a.m.

At approximately 3:05 a.m., Surrey RCMP attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white BMW sedan in the area of 130 Street and 72 Avenue. The driver failed to stop and the vehicle fled from police at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was later located crashed into a residence several blocks away.

The driver, a 21-year-old man, was arrested for Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Flight from Police. He was treated on scene for minor injuries and released to appear in court at a later date.  Speed and dangerous driving were contributing factors in the collision.

“Thankfully, no one in the residence sustained injuries,” states Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer, Cst. Parm Kahlon. “Surrey RCMP is working closely with Surrey Fire Service and the power and gas to the residence have been turned off as a safety precaution. Frontline officers remain on scene while structural engineers are being consulted”.

Anyone who was travelling in the area and witnessed the collision or has dash camera footage is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote File 23-116070.