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Multiple injuries after multi-car collision in Surrey Wednesday night

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DH Vancouver Staff May 04, 2017 9:15 am 3,353

Numerous vehicles were involved in a chain reaction-style, multi-car collision in Surrey Wednesday night.

At approximately 9 pm, Surrey RCMP responded to a 911 call reporting a multi-car collsion collision on 64th Avenue.

The caller said a Black Cadillac had been involved in a collision with a vehicle on 64th Avenue and 168th Street.

But the Cadillac didn’t stop at the scene, continuing instead eastbound along 64th Avenue eastbound.

Just before the intersection of 64th Avenue and 176th Street, the driver of the Cadillac struck the back of a grey Honda Prelude.

The impact pushed the Honda Prelude into the Shell gas station on the southwest corner, causing the Honda to hit a fuel pump.

Surrey fire crews, paramedics and RCMP officers officers attended to the scene.

The three people in the Honda were trapped as a result of the incident and had to be freed by firefighters.

All were taken to hospital with the driver in critical condition, a female passenger in serious condition and another male passenger who was suffered non-life threatening injuries. male driver of the car was taken to hospital in critical condition, while another one of the passengers was taken to the hospital in serious condition and the third one

The 22-year-old female driver of the Cadillac – a Surrey resident – was located at the scene of the second collision and detained.

“Alcohol, drugs and/or speed have not been ruled out as contributing factors of the collision,” Surrey RCMP said in a release.

The incident closed the intersection for several hours, before it was reopened again, early Thursday morning.


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