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Head-on crash in Massey Tunnel snarls morning traffic

Last Updated Sep 2, 2020 at 9:01 am PST

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Summary

A serious crash shut down the Massey Tunnel early Wednesday morning, but both directions have since reopened

The collision happened in the southbound lanes as crews had the northbound lanes closed for maintenance

Footage from the scene shows two vehicles completely destroyed

UPDATE: One person is dead after the early morning crash in the Massey Tunnel. Updated story here.

RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – A serious crash that completely shut down the Massey Tunnel created a commuting mess Wednesday morning.

Southbound traffic is now getting through, and northbound lanes have since reopened, however, heavy volume in the area is expected to take some time to ease.

Callers at the scene say the head-on collision happened around midnight in the southbound lanes as crews had the northbound lanes closed for maintenance.

Footage from the scene shows two vehicles completely destroyed.

You can take the Alex Fraser Bridge as an alternate route.

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