A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 24 Avenue and 160 Street blocked traffic for close to an hour Tuesday afternoon before both vehicles were removed. (Alex Browne photo)

A two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 24 Avenue and 160 Street blocked traffic for close to an hour Tuesday afternoon before both vehicles were removed. (Alex Browne photo)

Collision blocks 24 Avenue at 160 Street in South Surrey

Firefighters, ambulance and police on scene Tuesday afternoon, traffic rerouted

A two car collision at the intersection of 24 Avenue and 160 Street in South Surrey shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon tied up traffic for close to an hour.

Both cars sustained serious front-end damage in the incident.

Firefighters and a BC Ambulance Service unit responded to the incident and checked occupants of both cars for injury. No serious injuries appeared to have been sustained.

Police responded to the scene at around 5:50 p.m. and traffic was being redirected around the incident, while tow trucks removed the vehicles.

By 6 p.m. traffic the scene had been cleared and traffic had returned to normal.

More to come…