Pedestrian critically injured, dog dead in a motor vehicle collision

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17 year old female driver remained at the scene and suffered minor injuries.

Surrey: In an accident a pedestrian significant injured at the intersection of King George Boulevard and 34th Avenue on July 7. Officers at the scene spoke to several witnesses who stated that they observed the driver of a grey Mercedes driving northbound on King George Boulevard when she attempted to pass a vehicle on the right shoulder before colliding with an illegally parked and unoccupied vehicle. The impact sent the parked car into a utility pole and the Mercedes hit a pedestrian and her dog that were walking northbound on King George Boulevard. The 66 year old female pedestrian was air lifted to an area hospital in critical condition with extensive injuries. Her dog died at the scene. The 17 year old female driver remained at the scene and suffered minor injuries. She was detained for investigation of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. Investigators are working to determine the actions of the driver prior to the collision as well as all contributing factors.

The Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) is investigating with the assistance of the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS).

Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.