UPDATE: Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck in South Surrey

70-year-old woman airlifted to hospital

Emergency crews are on the scene at Martin Drive and Southmere Crescent in South Surrey after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at approximately 1:30 p.m., Wednesday.

Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko told Peace Arch News that the pedestrian, a 70-year-old woman, was airlifted to hospital in critical condition.

“Our Surrey traffic unit and Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team are investigating it. Traffic in the area will be affected for an undetermined time while our investigators work at the scene,” Sturko said.

The vehicle involved – a Hyundai sedan – remained at the scene.

According to one witness, the injured pedestrian was taken to hospital by air ambulance which landed in Bakerview Park.

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Police remain on the scene in South Surrey where a pedestrian was struck earlier this afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Police remain on the scene in South Surrey where a pedestrian was struck earlier this afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo) Police remain on the scene in South Surrey where a pedestrian was struck earlier this afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

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