One person was taken to hospital and about 1,500 homes were without power, while Lougheed Highway was shut down in both directions after a vehicle collided with a power pole Tuesday around noon.
Traffic began flowing agaib on the route around 2 p.m. Ridge Meadows RCMP announced there was one lane open westbound, and two eastbound.
The collision occurred just east of 216 Street. A metal lamp standard was down and a wooden hydro pole potentially energized.
— BC Hydro (@bchydro) November 19, 2019
One person was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Lougheed Hwy closed in both directions between 216th and 222nd due to a collision which has impacted a power pole. Seek alternate route. pic.twitter.com/wELmATmhMT
— Ridge Meadows RCMP (@RidgeRCMP) November 19, 2019
Power has been restored to all area homes, according to B.C. Hydro.
• More to follow.