Man arrested after police chase ends with crash into Surrey home

Aug 21 2018, 7:17 pm

Police have arrested an adult male and are seeking a second suspect after a speeding vehicle collided into a residence in Surrey.

The incident took place on Monday, August 20 at approximately 6:15 pm. An RCMP officer on patrol noticed a black Mercedes sedan speeding through the 6600 block of 128 Street.

The officer attempted to stop the car and pull the driver over for traffic violations, but the vehicle fled from police.

The Mercedes continued at a high speed until it collided with a residence in the 12700 block of 67A Avenue.


12700 Block of 67A Avenue via Google Maps

According to police reports, the collision caused extensive damage to the structure and started a fire. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.

Witnesses at the scene of the crash described two individuals fleeing from the vehicle. An adult male was arrested near the scene of the crime, thanks to some assistance from a police dog.

The second suspect is still at large.

Authorities have not disclosed whether the arrested male was the driver or the passenger, nor have they disclosed how fast the vehicle was moving.

The Surrey RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident and not spoken to police to come forward.

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