One person is dead after a crash on Highway 50 near Buckingham, Que., overnight.

Highway 50 collision crash Buckingham Quebec fatal

An autopsy will be conducted to identify the driver of the car, which burst into flames when it collided with a transport truck. (CBC)

The collision happened at around midnight near the Lepine Avenue exit, police said.

A car hit a transport truck and burst into flames. An autopsy will be performed to identify the driver of the car.

The driver of the truck suffered only minor injuries.

Highway 50 was closed in both directions near the crash site on Tuesday morning.