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Police seek driver who fled scene after car erupts into flames in Surrey

DH Vancouver Staff May 19, 2015 7:38 am

Surrey RCMP are looking for a driver who allegedly ditched a vehicle following an early-morning accident on a Metro Vancouver highway.

According to Global News, the incident occurred at 3 a.m. Sunday on Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road) near where it goes under the Port Mann Bridge. An SUV went out of control and crashed into a median.

The driver fled the scene after a large fuel tank in the trunk of the vehicle exploded into flames. It has not been determined whether the vehicle was stolen.

The individual remains at large.


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