One arrested after speeding vehicle crashes into residence

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Surrey: Surrey RCMP has arrested an adult male and seeking a second suspect following the collision of a speeding vehicle into a residence in the 12700 block of 67A Avenue.

At approximately 6:15 pm, on August 20, a Surrey RCMP officer on patrol observed a black Mercedes sedan driving at a high rate of speed in the 6000 block of 128 Street. The officer attempted to pull the vehicle over for traffic violations, but the vehicle fled from police.

The vehicle continued to drive at a high rate of speed and a short time later it collided with a residence in the 12700 block of 67A Avenue. The collision caused extensive damage to the structure and initiated a fire involving the vehicle and the structure. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses to the incident observed two people fleeing from the vehicle. One adult male, was arrested near the scene of the collision with the assistance of the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Services.

Police are still looking for a second suspect and are asking witnesses who have not spoken to police to come forward. The investigation is proceeding as several lines of inquiry are followed. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca

No charges have been laid at this time as the investigation is ongoing.