Mayor of Surrey, B.C., alleges he was run over by vehicle after being accosted

SURREY, B.C. — The mayor of Surrey, B.C., says he was "verbally assaulted" and hit by a car on Saturday.

Doug McCallum says the incident happened when he was out grocery shopping.

He says he was accosted and then "run over by a vehicle."

McCallum says the incident is being investigated by the police.

He says he's doing OK.

The RCMP did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 5, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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