September 21, 2018 8:10 am
Updated: September 22, 2018 12:45 am

Fatal crash in Burnaby under investigation following deadly night on Metro Vancouver roads

WATCH: Three people killed in Metro Vancouver motor vehicle incidents within hours of each other


Burnaby RCMP are investigating a fatal crash amid heavy rain and wind.

Shortly after 1 a.m. Friday, a truck crashed on the Lougheed Highway just east of Lake City Way.

The road was closed in both directions but has since re-opened.

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Three people were trapped inside the wreckage, and were eventually pulled out by firefighters.

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The driver died at the scene. The two other victims were sent to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP said weather conditions may have played a role in the accident. Alcohol is also a possible factor, RCMP said.

The crash was one of three fatal incidents on Metro Vancouver roads overnight. In Surrey, a man in his 50s was killed after being struck by two vehicles on Highway 10 near 152 Street.

An investigation is underway in Delta after a person was killed in a collision on Highway 17 near the Deltaport.

There was a also a serious crash in Surrey at Highway 17 and Old Yale Road on Friday morning.

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