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Driver critically injured in one-car crash in Abbotsford

Air ambulance closed Highway 1 between Sumas Way and Whatcom Road
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An air ambulance prepares to land on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Friday afternoon (Feb. 24) as a Abbotsford Police car blocks off South Parallel Road following a serious collision. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

A driver suffered critical injuries in a single-car crash Friday afternoon (Feb. 24) in Abbotsford.

Sgt. Paul Walker, media relations officer with the Abbotsford Police Department, said the collision took place at about 2:30 p.m. on South Parallel Road just west of the Fraserglen Golf Course.

He said the driver was the only occupant of the car, and the cause of the crash is not yet known.

Highway 1 was temporarily closed between Whatcom Road and Sumas Way while an air ambulance was on scene, but it has since reopened.

Walker said South Parallel Road will be closed for several hours between Sumas Way and Whatcom Road while investigators are on scene. No further details are available at this time.



Vikki Hopes

About the Author: Vikki Hopes

I have been a journalist for almost 40 years, and have been at the Abbotsford News since 1991.
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