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Surrey woman facing numerous charges in flagger hit and run

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WATCH: Charges have been laid against a Surrey woman who’s accused of a hit-and-run that injured two flaggers, part of which was caught on video. Grace Ke has the details – Jul 12, 2017

A 38-year-old Surrey woman is facing several charges in connection with the hit and run of two flaggers last month.

Burnaby RCMP say a white SUV collided with a flagger in the 7400-block of 10 Avenue near Kingsway at around 11:30 a.m on June 28.

Video posted to social media showed the SUV trying to merge into traffic in a construction zone. The vehicle then ran into a flagger who appeared to be trying to stop the vehicle.

WATCH: Burnaby flagger remains in hospital Thursday after being mowed down by SUV

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Burnaby flagger remains in hospital after being mowed down by SUV – Jun 29, 2017

When police arrived on the scene shortly after, they found one flag person had serious injuries and a second flagger had also been struck a littler further along in the construction zone. The second flagger’s injuries were minor and non-life threatening.

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The driver, who has been identified as Brenda Ouma Argay, did not stay at the scene.

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Shortly after the hit and run incident, police received a complaint about a woman assaulting two children on a nearby street in Burnaby. Police said after arriving at the scene of the alleged assault, they learned the suspect was the driver of the vehicle in the hit and run. The children involved were related to the suspect and staff from the Ministry of Children and Family Development were called in and are now involved with the children.

WATCH: Suspect arrested after SUV hits flagger in Burnaby

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Suspect arrested after SUV hits flagger in Burnaby – Jun 28, 2017

Argay has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of fail to stop at scene of accident, and two counts of assault.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

~ with files from Jon Azpiri

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