One person has died following an early morning crash in Coquitlam.
According to Coquitlam RCMP, emergency crews responded to a single motor vehicle crash on Lougheed Highway at approximately 1 am on Monday morning.
Police located a severally damaged car that hit a traffic pole. At the time, the vehicle was engulfed in flames.
The driver was pronounced dead on scene and police say speed was a contributing factor in the crash.
Westbound traffic on Lougheed Highway between Blue Mountain and Alderson Avenue was closed following the crash. Police expect the scene to be cleared by 7 am.
The BC Coroner Service is assisting in identifying the victim.