July 12, 2019 2:54 pm
Updated: July 12, 2019 4:28 pm

17-year-old girl suffers ‘life-altering’ injuries after single-vehicle crash in Surrey

WATCH: An early morning crash on 128 Street near 63 Avenue in Surrey has left a 17-year-old girl with serious injuries. Sarah McDonald reports.

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A 17-year-old girl has been hospitalized with what RCMP are calling “life-altering” injuries, after a single-vehicle crash in Surrey early Friday morning.

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A luxury SUV veered off the roadway and hit a power pole just after 1 a.m., near the 6300-block of 128 Street in the Newton neighborhood.

Police say the 20-year-old man behind the wheel has been discharged from hospital.

RCMP say speed was likely factor in the crash, but they have ruled out alcohol.

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Investigators say they’re in the early stages of their investigation, so it’s too early to say if the driver will be charged.

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