RCMP say speed likely played a part in a fiery fatal car crash early Monday morning on the border of Coquitlam and Burnaby.

A news release from the detachment says the crash happened on Lougheed Highway at about 1 a.m. when a vehicle slammed into a utility pole and burst into flames.

READ  three Innovation Commandments For Constructing Modern, Low-Price Companies

The driver of the car died at the scene.

Investigators are still trying to determine the identity of the victim and the BC Coroners Service is assisting.

READ  Man From 'Distracted Boyfriend' Meme Exhibits Up In Toronto Weed PSA

The RCMP’s Criminal Crash Investigation Team and reconstruction specialists are working to establish exactly what led to the crash.

READ  Mnuchin Powell firing Fed Chairman Powell despite 'absolute terrible' policy

A westbound section of Lougheed Highway between Blue Mountain Street and Alderson Avenue was closed overnight but police expected to have it reopened within hours.





Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here