Firefighters rescue motorist
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.