Delta Police looking for witnesses, dashcam video from June 13 fiery crash incident

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WERE you travelling southbound in Delta on Highway 17 or Deltaport Way on the morning of June 13, between 9-9:30 a.m.?

Delta Police are looking for anyone who may have dashcam video of a semi-truck on the highway that date. The truck in question has a light blue cab and a dark blue container.

“There are reports this vehicle may have been driven erratically, so we encourage anyone who has video to please get in touch with police,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police.

She confirms this request for dashcam video is in relation to the fatal collision that took place shortly thereafter on Deltaport Way, and involved a large fire and two semi-trucks.

“Additionally if there are any witnesses to the collision, or the events prior to the collision, who have not yet spoken with police, we encourage them to get in touch with us.”

Witnesses and those with video who have not yet spoken to police are encouraged to call 604-946-4411 and quote file number 2019-13240.

As reported on The VOICE last week, a truck driver, 37-year-old Rajvinder Singh Sidhu, was killed in a fiery crash on Thursday, June 13 in the Roberts Bank causeway when two semis crashed along Deltaport Way. One of the trucks caught fire and the driver could not be saved. The other driver received non-serious injuries.

Delta Police in a statement said that at approximately 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, they received a call about a collision involving two semi-trucks in 3500-block of Deltaport Way.

Rajvinder Singh Sidhu
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One truck was travelling eastbound on Deltaport Way and the other truck was travelling westbound at the time of the collision. Delta Police were on scene shortly after the incident occurred, as was the Delta Fire Department.