Crash in east Maple Ridge

Motor taken to hospital by helicopter with non-life-threatening injuries.

  • May. 29, 2015 10:00 a.m.
A man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle crash on 100th Avenue on Thornhill Friday. The helicopter landed in a field behind the Arcus Community Resources building

A man was airlifted to hospital after a single-vehicle crash on 100th Avenue on Thornhill Friday. The helicopter landed in a field behind the Arcus Community Resources building

A 47-year-old Maple Ridge man suffered a possible broken arm and ankle, as well as head injuries after his Ford Fiesta hit a ditch in east Maple Ridge on Friday.

Ridge Meadows RCMP say the car went off the road westbound on 100th Avenue at 250th Street, on Thornhill, just before 9 a.m. The car then hit a ditch and a culvert.

Maple Ridge Fire Department had to extract the motorist, who was then flown to hospital by helicopter.

The injuries aren’t considered life threatening.