RCMP officers take handcuffs off a man Friday morning, near the scene of where a pedestrian was struck earlier. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Pedestrian struck on 192 Street in South Surrey

Police say man suffered life-threatening injuries

A man was taken to hospital with what police describe as life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle in South Surrey this morning.

Police say the incident happened in the 3000-block of 192 Street shortly before 5 a.m., and that the driver remained on-scene.

Cpl. Scotty Schumann said the victim was walking in the middle of the road when he was hit, and that visibility of the pedestrian may have been a factor in the incident. The pedestrian was wearing dark clothing, Schumann said.

Speed and impairment are not factors, he said.

While officers did detain a man at the scene – they were seen putting a man wearing a hoodie in handcuffs, then releasing him 10 minutes later – Schumann said the individual was unrelated to the pedestrian incident.

Traffic was being diverted from 192 Street between 32 and 28 Avenues, and police requested the public avoid the area “until further notice,” according to a news release sent about 6 a.m.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or solvecrime.ca

The incident was the second in Surrey in less than 12 hours. Just before 6 p.m., a pedestrian was hit at 190 Street and 72 Avenue.

See also: Pedestrian struck by Jeep Compass in Surrey

A witness at the scene said it appeared the victim suffered serious injuries.

Police are investigating.

More to come…

 

Emergency crews on the scene along 192 Street, just south of 32 Avenue, Friday morning after a pedestrian was struck. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Emergency crews on the scene along 192 Street, just south of 32 Avenue, Friday morning after a pedestrian was struck. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Just Posted

WATCH: Shots fired at Walnut Grove home

Langley RCMP are investigating the incident.

VIDEO: Langley MS Walk is a family affair for many involved

Even the event organizer’s family has been hard hit by the debilitating disease.

Letter: Don’t lower voting age to 16

A letter writer says teens don’t have enough life experience to vote.

Letter: Langley Walk should be free from politicking

A Brookswood resident enjoyed the Langley Walk until she encountered election campaigning.

Garage sale season in full swing in Langley

The appeal of garage sales is not lost on community groups.

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Concerns range from the threat of an oil spill to the impact of tanker traffic on wildlife

Wildfire sparked north of Merritt, estimated 8 hectares

BC Wildfire Service is responding to the fire near Chattaway Lake FSR 27 kilometres north of Merritt

Heavy police presence after reported shooting in Richmond

Reports say a man was hit while riding a motorcycle

B.C. to spend $181M to create 200 general practitioner jobs

Jobs will go to new medical school graduates

Federal leaders trade barbs about India trip at press gallery dinner

Justin Trudeau’s infamous trip to India earlier this year was the focus of many of the jabs

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

Most Read