A 60-year-old female pedestrian hit by a minivan Friday night (Dec. 16) in Surrey has died and a suspect has been identified, police say.
The crash happened in Surrey’s Whalley neighbourhood. The vehicle, which police described as a mint green Dodge Caravan, took off and was last seen travelling westbound on Old Yale Road from the 133 Street intersection.
Surrey RCMP say a suspect was identified on Monday (Dec. 19) and police have seized the suspect’s vehicle.
Charges have not yet been laid as the investigation is ongoing.
This is the second pedestrian fatality in Surrey in a week.
A 23-year-old man died after being hit by a vehicle in the 8200-block of 168 Street in Surrey’s Fleetwood area on Sunday night (Dec. 18). Police said speed and alcohol are not considered factors in the collision, which happened shortly after 9 p.m. The driver remained on scene and is co-operating with police.
-With files from Tom Zytaruk