Air ambulance was called off after a single vehicle crash along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Air ambulance was called off after a single vehicle crash along Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge Wednesday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Traffic jammed after crash in Maple Ridge

Single vehicle, patient lying beside vehicle

A crash along a major artery in Maple Ridge has disrupted the afternoon commute.

Emergency responders were called to 25561 Lougheed Hwy. just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, where there were reports of a single vehicle crash.

The vehicle was reportedly in the centre lane with a person lying down on the road beside it.

Initially there was a call for the launch of an air ambulance, but the helicopter was eventually called off.

Traffic will be slow in the area.

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