UPDATE (4:36 P.M.): All roads are now open
SURREY RCMP are advising the public of a single-vehicle collision which has caused severe traffic disruption.
On Tuesday at approximately 6:17 a.m., Surrey RCMP were called to a single-vehicle collision at the intersection of 148 Street and 64 Avenue. A commercial vehicle appears to have struck a Hydro pole carrying active power lines.
Police say 64 Avenue is closed from 152 Street to 146 Street. Motorists are asked to avoid the area and find a different route for their morning commute.
The incident is still under investigation but alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors.
Anyone with more information, including dash cam footage around the area of 64 Avenue and 148 Street between 6:10 a.m. and 6:25 a.m., is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file 2023-43574.
If you wish to make an anonymous report, you are requested to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.