Police say a pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a collision on the South Surrey/White Rock border Monday night. (Shane MacKichan photo/video)

UPDATED: Pedestrian struck in South Surrey Monday expected to survive

Collision occurred Dec. 14 on South Surrey/White Rock border

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP said Wednesday morning that the pedestrian injured in this collision is expected to survive.

(Original story below)

Police say a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision on the South Surrey/White Rock border Monday (Dec. 14) night.

According to a news release issued just before 10:30 p.m., the incident occurred just after 7 p.m. at the intersection of North Bluff Road and Best Street (16 Avenue and 154 Street).

“The pedestrian has been transported to local area hospital in serious condition with life threatening injuries,” the release states.

The driver of the vehicle involved stayed at the scene and is co-operating, the release adds.

Investigation is underway and the intersection is expected to remain closed for “the next few hours.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or with further information is asked to contact police at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca



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A woman was killed after being struck by a runaway cargo van Tuesday afternoon in the Sullivan Heights neighbourhood. The fatality was the second incident of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle in Surrey within 24 hours. On Monday evening, another person suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck at the corner of 16 Avenue and 154 Street. (Lauren Collins photo)

A woman was killed after being struck by a runaway cargo van Tuesday afternoon in the Sullivan Heights neighbourhood. The fatality was the second incident of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle in Surrey within 24 hours. On Monday evening, another person suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck at the corner of 16 Avenue and 154 Street. (Lauren Collins photo)