2 die in separate Surrey accidents
Police are investigating after two people were killed in two separate traffic accidents in Surrey, B.C., over the weekend.
The first accident happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Surrey RCMP say a motorcycle collided with an SUV on the Fraser Highway, just west of 176 Street.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 31-year-old man from Langley, B.C., was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV was not injured.
At about 2 a.m. Sunday, Surrey RCMP responded to a single-vehicle accident on 152 Street near 92 Avenue.
Witnesses at the scene told police the driver of the car lost control and slammed into a pole. Police say the force of the impact ripped the car in half.
The driver and front passenger, both under the age of 20, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The person sitting in the back of the car, a 19-year-old from Coquitlam, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say speed and alcohol are being investigated as contributing factors in both accidents.