Fiery crash closes Highway 15 in Surrey
Drivers of both vehicles involved are reported to have non-life threatening injuries
Police in Surrey, B.C., are asking anyone who witnessed a crash on Highway 15 that sparked a massive trailer fire to come forward and speak with investigators.
Surrey RCMP said a loaded semi tractor trailer heading north on 176 Street, also called Highway 15, collided with a southbound pickup truck that was turning left onto 88 Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. PT.
- Google Maps: 176 Street at 88 Avenue, Surrey
The pickup truck came to rest north of the intersection, and the tractor trailer went off the east side of the road, coming to rest in a ditch, where the trailer caught fire.
Surrey RCMP said the two drivers were the only occupants of the vehicles, and were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The area was closed to traffic for much of the night as police conducted their investigation, but was partially reopened early Thursday morning.