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Head-on Massey Tunnel crash leaves one dead

Last Updated Sep 2, 2020 at 9:12 am PDT

One person is dead after a head-on collision between two vehicles at the Massey Tunnel on Sept. 2, 2020 (Courtesy 1st Due Media/Youtube)
Summary

One person is dead after a head-on crash in the Massey Tunnel Wednesday morning

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

It's unclear how badly anyone else involved in the crash was hurt

RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – A head-on crash in the Massey Tunnel Wednesday morning has left one person dead, the B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed.

Few other details are being released at this time.

Footage from the scene shows two badly damaged vehicles after the crash, which witnesses say happened around midnight.

The collision happened in what are normally the southbound lanes of the Massey Tunnel as crews had the northbound lanes shut down for maintenance.

The incident forced the closure of the tunnel in both directions for several hours. It has since reopened.

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It’s unclear how badly anyone else involved in the crash was hurt.

We’ve reached out to the RCMP for more information.

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