Surrey RCMP is advising the public of a collision which occurred between a vehicle and a train at a marked train crossing at 179 Street near the Golden Ears Connector in the Port Kells area. The collision was reported to police at approximately 10:00 am, on April 15, 2019.
The early indications are that the vehicle was attempting to cross the tracks when it was struck by a freight train. The driver and passenger of the vehicle were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team is on scene and will be taking conduct of this investigation.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area of this collision for the next few hours as police investigate and work to clear the scene of the collision. Anyone with information about this incident or who may have dash-cam video is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or