53-year-old male died after fatal hit & run collision in Newton

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Surrey RCMP continues to investigate a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck that occurred in the Newton area on Friday, May 10 evening.

On May 10, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Surrey RCMP received several 911 calls reporting a motorcycle had been struck by a pick-up truck on King George Boulevard near 73 Avenue. The driver of the motorcycle had been thrown off the motorcycle and the pickup truck fled from the scene. The driver of the motorcycle, a 53-year-old male and Surrey resident, died from his injuries.

At approximately 9:00 a.m. on May 11, the suspected driver of the pick-up truck attended the Surrey RCMP detachment and turned himself into police.

The suspected driver remains in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance and asking that anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or observed an older white pickup truck in the area prior to the collision or has dash-cam video, are asked to call the Surrey Royal Canadian Mounted Police at 604-599-0502 or to call Crime Stoppers.