February 19, 2018

Hit-and-run killer strikes out in court

Convicted hit and run killer Paul Antunes has lost his bid to be allowed to drive again four years after he's released from prison. He's currently serving five and a half years for criminal negligence causing the deaths of Stanley Wong and John Larkin. They were two of the three men Antunes struck on November 11th, 2005 in downtown … [Read more...]

Man gets two years less a day for deadly White Rock hit-and-run

A Surrey man has been given a jail sentence of two years less a day for a hit and run a year and a half ago that killed a White Rock woman. Kyle Danyliuk also faces three years’ probation and a five-year driving ban. Last winter, he pleaded guilty to five counts from the crash that killed Marilyn Laursen. She was in a crosswalk at Johnston … [Read more...]

11 year old boy in hospital after hit-and-run in Surrey

An 11 year old boy is in hospital after a hit and run in Surrey this afternoon. Staff Sgt. Bob Pinkewycz says it happened about 3:30 at 82nd Avenue and 154A Street. He says the boy had gotten off a school bus which had stopped on 82nd, and he was crossing the street. "Dark coloured Honda, either a Civic or an Accord, crossed the double solid line … [Read more...]

Possible hit-and-run in South Surrey with cyclist

The RCMP in Surrey are looking for the driver of a dump truck after a possible hit-and-run with a cyclist. Sgt. Paul Reshaur says the woman was riding west along 16th Avenue at 180th Street, when a dump truck and trailer travelling in the same direction clipped her and sent her into the ditch. “The dump truck driver kept on driving. We're … [Read more...]

Hit-and-run driver files an appeal

A Langley man who committed a fatal hit and run in 2008 has filed an appeal with B.C.’s highest court. In May, Brent Parent was sentenced to five and a half years in prison and banned from driving for 12 years after he's released from custody. The 43-year-old was convicted of criminal negligence causing the death of 21-year old Silas O'Brien … [Read more...]

RCMP search for alleged hit-and-run suspect in Hope

Police are looking for the public's help after a woman was allegedly struck by a car in hope and the drive took off. Two boys on their bikes found the unidentified woman's unresponsive body and a pair of shoes last evening on the side of flood hope road. Authorities arrived to pronounce her dead. Rcmp says it's possible the driver may not have seen … [Read more...]

Memorial vandalized for two Coquitlam hit-and-run victims

Mounties in Coquitlam are looking for who vandalized a memorial for two victims of a high-profile hit-and-run. Police say the memorial for Charlene Reavely and Lorraine Cruz at Loughheed Highway and Pitt River Road was damaged sometime between midnight Thursday and midday yesterday. A teddy bear, candles and a few other items – except money … [Read more...]

Fatal hit-and-run driver sentenced to four years in prison

The family of an elderly couple killed by a hit-and-run driver in Surrey nearly four years ago has a mixed reaction to Thursday’s sentencing of Ravinder Binning. The man who killed Dilbag and Bakshish Badh in 2008 has been sentenced to four years in prison and been banned from driving for 10 years. Varinder Badh, who was in the car with her … [Read more...]

Man pleads guilty in fatal hit-and-run

Varinder Badh is hoping the man guilty in the hit-and-run death of her parents in July 2008 will get “what he deserves” after he pleaded guilty Tuesday in Surrey provincial court. Ravinder Singh Binning, 30, pleaded guilty to two counts of dangerous driving causing death and one count each of dangerous driving causing bodily harm and leaving the … [Read more...]

Arrest in fatal hit-and-run

Ria Renouf says she is relieved to be getting some closure after the arrest of a man accused in the 2010 hit-and-run death of her aunt Virginia Itubay in Burnaby. Vincenzo Moscato Peragine, 29, of Coquitlam is charged with leaving the scene of an accident causing death to escape criminal and civil liability. Mounties also displayed the black 1993 … [Read more...]