One dead after fiery crash at Peace Arch border crossing

May 2 2019, 9:03 pm

One person has died following a car fire and crash near the Peace Arch border crossing this morning.

According to Surrey RCMP, officers responded to a report of a collision on Highway 99 approximately 300 metres north of the Canada/US border crossing at approximately 11:30 am Thursday morning.

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Police previously reported three cars were involved but later determined the accident occurred between a Porsche Cayenne SUV and a Toyota Sienna van.

The Toyota caught fire following the collision and multiple witnesses shared footage of the accident on social media.

The single male driver of the Porche was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The male driver and single occupant of the Toyota was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Southbound traffic on Highway 99 has re-opened but northbound traffic on Hwy. 99 from the Canada/ US border remains closed.

Anyone with information about this collision or may have dash-cam video is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca