A semi overturned on Sumas Way and Lonzo Road on Sunday afternoon. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

A semi overturned on Sumas Way and Lonzo Road on Sunday afternoon. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Semi flips, blocks Sumas Way in Abbotsford

Unconfirmed reports indicate a truck ran a red light, causing the semi to swerve

UPDATE: Video has now emerged of the crash and its immediate aftermath.

A semi truck flipped onto its side on Sumas Way Sunday afternoon, blocking traffic in the northbound lanes.

The crash occurred on Sumas Way at Lonzo Road – north of Highway 1 – near the Cactus Club restaurant.

According to the Abbotsford Police Department, the intersection is temporarily closed, and drivers may be diverted to parallel routes.

It is not yet clear when the crash is expected to be cleared, nor is it known the extent of any injuries resulting from the crash.

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Dustin Godfrey | Reporter

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