Witnesses sought in hit and run collision involving electric wheelchair

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Surrey: Surrey RCMP is advising the public of a hit and run collision and is looking for witnesses and video to assist in the investigation.

On October 1st, around 8:45 pm, the Surrey RCMP responded to the intersection of 68 Avenue and 138 Street for a report of a hit and run collision. The 69-year-old female victim was riding an electric wheelchair, crossing in a marked crosswalk, when she was struck by a vehicle which was travelling southbound on 138 Street.  She was transported to hospital in critical condition. The vehicle did not stop after the collision and left the scene. There is no suspect vehicle description available at this time.

Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team has conduct of the investigation and is asking anyone who was a witness to this incident, who has not already been in contact with police, to please contact them. Investigators are also canvassing the area for video and asking any members of the public who may have captured the incident on dash-cam to call the police.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.