Crews are on the scene of a serious accident in rural Abbotsford involving two trucks. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

Crews are on the scene of a serious accident in rural Abbotsford involving two trucks. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

UPDATE: One dead after serious crash in rural Abbotsford

Two trucks collide at an intersection on Sumas Prairie

One man is dead after a motor vehicle collision earlier this afternoon at the intersection of No. 5 Road and Dixon Road.

A cube van and a commercial truck were involved in the crash, and the driver of the cube van was seriously injured and trapped inside the vehicle.

The man was declared dead prior to transport to hospital.

The driver of the commercial truck remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

APD Patrol Officers and Collision Reconstructionist are on scene and investigating at this time.

The name of the victim will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225, text them at 222973 (abbypd), or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Elsewhere, the Mt. Lehman westbound on-ramp is closed due to a separate incident.

Watch for more.

 

UPDATE: One dead after serious crash in rural Abbotsford

UPDATE: One dead after serious crash in rural Abbotsford