|Release Date/Time:||March 29, 2017 6:16am|
|Incident Date/Time:||March 29,2017 0240 a.m.|
|Location:||Delta Port Way near Arthur Drive|
At approximately 0240 a.m. Delta Police received a report of a collision between a car and a semi-truck on Delta Port Way near Arthur Drive.
Delta Police Traffic Section members and collision analyst are on scene conducting the investigation to determine the circumstances that led to the collision. Initial indications are that the car travelling eastbound on Delta Port crossed into the westbound lanes going head on into the path of a semi-truck.
Sadly, the driver of the car, a 40 yr old man from Surrey, died while enroute to hospital. Notification of next of kin has been done and Delta Police Victim Services has been called to assist family.
The driver of the semi although not physically injured was transported to hospital suffering from shock.
Delta Police will remain on scene for the next several hours as they conduct the scene investigation.
There is no access to Delta Port from Highway 17 and traffic is being diverted to Salish Sea Drive from Highway 17. Delta Port is closed in both directions at Arthur Drive. We anticipate the road closure of Delta Port for at least the next 3-4 hours. Mainroad has provided a prompt response to the area and is assisting with traffic control.