Two people were sent to hospital after the car they were in slammed into truck Thursday morning in east Maple Ridge.
According to police, around 7:40 a.m., the Nissan Verse failed to yield when making a left turn off the Lougheed highway on to 287th St. and collided with an oncoming semi-trailer, carrying a large bin for recycled wood.
The highway was closed, backing up rush -hour traffic, to allow for an air ambulance to land.
The driver and passenger of the Nissan, both in their 50s, were airlifted to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The man who was driving the truck walked away with no injuries.
Police are considering a Motor Vehicle Act charge against the driver of the car.