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Fiery crash closes Highway 15 in Surrey

11/20/2014 02:44 EST | Updated 01/19/2015 05:59 EST
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.

As of 10:40 p.m. PT, 176th remained closed, with traffic diverted on to 88th Avenue.

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