Police say one driver suffered potentially life-saving injuries in a South Surrey collision Tuesday morning (March 31) near the intersection of 152 Street and 40 Avenue.
According to a news release, Surrey RCMP were alerted to a crash involving two vehicles just before 9 a.m. The second driver suffered serious injuries, it notes.
Police remained on the scene, and closed 152 Street between Colebrook Road and 40 Avenue in both directions while the detachment’s Collision Investigation Team and the Integrated Collision Analysis Response Section investigated.
Officers on scene at serious motor vehicle collision. 152 Street is closed in both directions between Colebrook and 40th Ave. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/AxVzsgi247
— Surrey RCMP (@SurreyRCMP) March 31, 2020
“These closures are expected to remain in place for several hours,” the release added.
A tweet from the City of Surrey’s traffic Twitter account, just before 9 a.m. Tuesday, advised motorists to “consider using King George Blvd to go into and out of South Surrey.”
ALERT: Collision at the 4400 block of 152 St. Southbound traffic appears to be blocked while northbound traffic is able to get around on the shoulder. Expect delays and consider using King George Blvd to go into and out of South Surrey. #SurreyBC ^rm
— Surrey Traffic (@SurreyTraffic) March 31, 2020
The road was reopened by 5:30 p.m.