Road closure due to a fatal collision in Whalley


2023-05-26 14:20 PDT

File # 2023-84327

All roads are now open

Surrey RCMP is advising the public of road closure in effect in Whalley due to a fatal collision.

On May 26, 2023 at 12:26 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision in the area of Highway 17 and Old Yale Road. The collision involved two vehicles. Despite the efforts of first responders, one person has succumbed to their injuries and two people have been transported to hospital.

Highway 17 and Old Yale Road will be closed in all directions until further notice. Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Collison Investigating Team (CCIT) and Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team (ICARS) are investigating the cause of this collision. Police will be conducting a full investigation into the cause of the collision, including what role speed or other driving behaviours may have played in this collision.

If you were in the area of Highway 17 and Old Yale Road at or around the time of collision and either witnessed the Collison or may have dash camera footage, please contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

For media inquiries contact:
Cpl. Sarbjit K. Sangha
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776

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