Truck loses trailer on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Traffic down to one lane eastbound near the Clearbrook Road on-ramp

A truck hauling material from a building demolition spilled its load Monday on Highway 1.

A trailer that detached from its truck on Highway 1 in Abbotsford has resulted in traffic delays in the area.

The incident took place at about 11 a.m. Monday in the eastbound lanes just past the Clearbrook Road on-ramp to the freeway.

A trailer carrying materials from a demolition came away from the truck, resulting in a small grass fire starting at the edge of the highway.

Crews were quickly able to contain the fire and are now working on removing the truck and trailer from the scene. As of 11:50 a.m., only the left lane of traffic was getting through in the area.

 

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