Police say three teenagers have died following a single-vehicle crash in Surrey early Saturday morning (Aug. 21).
At 2:47 a.m. Saturday, Surrey RCMP, along with B.C. Emergency Health Services and Surrey Fire Service responded to a report of a single vehicle that crashed into a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue, according to a release from Corporal Vanessa Munn.
She said when emergency crews arrived, all three occupants had died at the scene.
Munn said the three victims were teenage boys, aged 16 and 17. She added next of kin had been notified.
Munn noted the investigation is still in its early stages, but the scene had been cleared.
The Integrated Collison Analysis and Reconstructive Service (ICARS) and the Surrey RCMP Criminal Collison Investigation Team (CCIT) are working to determine the cause of the crash.
“Tragedies like this one deeply impact everyone involved,” said Munn.
“Our sincerest condolences go out to the families of the three individuals who lost their lives this morning.”
Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the collision or may have dash-cam footage is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.