Westbound lanes on a section of Highway 1 in Surrey are closed to traffic this morning following a fatal accident involving a dump truck.
Surrey RCMP say the accident happened around 3 a.m. A commercial vehicle struck a median and caught on fire on Highway 1 west of the 176 Street exit.
Police say traffic in the area will be affected for an undetermined time as officers continue their investigation.
All westbound traffic will need to exit prior to 176 Street.
Drivers are advised avoid the area until further notice and to exit off at 200 Street as much as possible.
Anyone with information is can contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.
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