Delta Police call for witnesses to fatal accident

Delta police are looking for witnesses to a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Ladner Trunk Road on July 6.

Emergency crews attend the scene of a fatal accident on Ladner Trunk Road on July 6.

Delta police are looking for witnesses to a fatal traffic accident that occurred last week.

At around 9:00 a.m. on July 6, Delta police and firefighters responded after a collision between a tandem dump truck and a black Pontiac Sunfire in the 9800 block of Ladner Trunk Road resulted in both vehicles going into the ditch.

The passenger of the Sunfire, a 17-year-old male from Langley, died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The driver, a 23-year-old female from Langley, was transported to hospital with serious injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

Investigators with Delta Police’s traffic section are looking to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the events leading up to it. Anyone with information is asked to call Constable Grayson Smith at 604-946-4411.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Delta council approves plan to reopen city facilities

Next phase of plan includes outdoor pools, summer day camps, outdoor fitness programs

B.C. health minister agrees to meeting about Delta Hospice denying end-of-life service

Delta’s mayor, MP and MLAs asked for the meeting in co-signed letter June 1

Charges laid in 2019 single-vehicle crash in Surrey that killed young soccer star

Dilpreet Sandhu, 19, faces eight charges in early morning crash that killed Brandon Bassi

White Rock reopens more waterfront parking

East Beach availability boosted for residents, public

March dental conference key to many of B.C.’s COVID-19 cases

Early infections from China, Iran were quickly contained

VIDEO: Pitt Meadows dentist gets grand welcome home after two-month COVID-19 battle

Michael Chow was given a surprise send off by hospital staff and ‘welcome home’ from neighbours

MAP: Dr. Henry reveals which B.C. regions have seen most COVID-19 cases

B.C. health officials release a first look at how the novel coronavirus has reached all corners of the province

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Importance of accurate, ethical reporting more critical than ever

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation woman, 26, fatally shot by police in Edmundston, N.B.

Police were conducting a well-being check at the time of the incident

Stray dog with duct tape around muzzle spotted in Abbotsford

Pooch has been spotted over two days, but has escaped capture so far

Seniors to receive up to $500 in promised COVID-19 emergency aid in early July

The Liberal government first promised the extra help in mid-May, but had to create a new system to deliver the aid

VIDEO: Revelstoke bear wanders into Animal House pet store

Staff got ready to chase it out with a broom

No need to get out of your car at food truck festival in Abbotsford and Langley

Annual event takes drive-thru approach during COVID-19 pandemic

Most Read