Monday , May 17 2021

Fatal head-on collision in North Vancouver sets vehicle on fire, snarls traffic for hours – BC

A horrific head-on collision between a westbound pickup truck and an eastbound passenger vehicle on Highway One in North Vancouver on Saturday night snarled local traffic for hours.

It happened around 7 pm between the Lynn Valley Road and Mountain Highway exits.

The passenger vehicle – a Modo Car Share rental car – caught fire, and many motorists tried to assist with the residents. One of those people

A third vehicle was also involved in the multi-vehicle crash.

No specific word yet from RCMP on any other possible injuries to other drivers or passengers involved, or what led to the crash

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RCMP closed Highway One in both directions from Lynn Valley Road to Mountain Highway in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The highway has since been re-opened as of approximately 1:30 Sunday morning.

The collision occurred in an area where there are temporarily no concrete center dividers, due to construction on the new overpass.

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