A dump truck crashed off to the side of Loughed Highway in Mission on Monday morning. / Kevin Mills Photos

Dump truck crashes off Lougheed Highway in Mission

Emergency crews on scene, traffic stopped in both directions

A two-trailer dump truckhas crashed on the side of the Lougheed Highway in Mission on Monday morning.

The accident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. just past Stave Lake Street heading towards Hatzic. Traffic in both directions is at a standstill as police investigate. Mission Fire Rescue and BC Ambulance were also on scene.

There are no details about any injuries and the accident appears to have knocked out power in the area.

Kayla Moses, who lives close to the scene, said she heard and felt the accident.

“We were sitting in our backyard and all of a sudden we heard a really, really loud bang and our power lines started shaking like crazy.”

She ran out to the front yard to see what had happened.

“I saw a dump truck crashed out on the side of the road, about 20 feet down the road from my house. It was crazy. Our power went out,” she said.

More details to come.

 

Just Posted

VIDEO: Man climbs crane in Abbotsford

Police, fire called to deal with climber last night

It’s about to get hot: Special weather statement issued for Lower Mainland

Temperatures expected to rise and stick around till next week, Environment Canada forecasts

VIDEO: One dead in Abbotsford motorcycle crash

Female passenger dies after motorcycle crashes into rear of SUV

Highway crashes double in Fraser Valley, truck traffic also up steeply

Unclear if doubling of Fraser Valley highway crashes is linked to spike in truck traffic

Subdivision: Smaller lots, more houses

Mission proposal would feature 1/4 acre lots close to City Hall

France doubles up Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

Played in Moscow Russia, latest Fifa World Cup marks the highest scoring final since 1966

SilverStar officially opens Gondola

The brand-new gondola is now offering scenic rides for visitors on SilverStar Mountain Resort.

VIDEO: Langley City legendary water fight was a soaking good time

And perfectly timed for a hot weather warning

B.C. VIEWS: Making private health care illegal again

Adrian Dix battles to maintain Cuba-style medical monopoly

Almost every part of Canada’s largest national park deteriorating: federal study

Drawing on decades of research — the report lists 50 pages of citations

Activists protest outside Kinder Morgan terminal in kayaks, canoes

Tsleil-Waututh elder Ta’ah Amy George led the water ceremony from a traditional Coast Salish canoe

Canadian soccer fans brace for World Cup final between France, Croatia

First ever final for the Croatians, while it’s France’s third, going into match as betting favourite

B.C. Lions claw their way back to score 20-17 victory over Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Bombers, who beat the Lions 41-19 last week in Edmonton, fell to 2-3 with the loss

High winds, lack of rain suggest no breaks in sight for B.C. wildfire season

There were 11 new wildfires across the province over 24 hours, BC Wildfire Service officials say

Most Read