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Firefighters rescue motorist

Extrication tools were used to remove a man from his car after a crash Tuesday on the Haney Bypass at 225th Street. He was airlifted to hospital. A second driver was also taken to hospital. Police are still investigating. - Colleen Flanagan/The News
Extrication tools were used to remove a man from his car after a crash Tuesday on the Haney Bypass at 225th Street. He was airlifted to hospital. A second driver was also taken to hospital. Police are still investigating.
— image credit: Colleen Flanagan/The News

Two people were taken to hospital following a crash that shut down the Haney Bypass in Maple Ridge Tuesday.

The collision took place around noon near 225th Street. One car landed in a ditch. Firefigthers used the jaws of life to extricate the driver from the crumpled wreak. He was airlifted to hospital.

A street light post toppled over after one of the vehicles hit it.

RCMP said injuries sustained by the occupants of the cars were non-life threatening.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police have yet to determine whether a motorcycle was involved.

 

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