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Heavy police response at Aldergrove army base after single-vehicle incident

Vehicle rolled over into ditch near 40 Avenue on 272 Street Sunday afternoon

Police, fire, and ambulance sirens were heard throughout Aldergrove starting at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Eyewitnesses pinpointed the heavy emergency response to the area of the Canadian Armed Forces on 272nd Street.

Langley RCMP Sgt. David Chiasson confirmed it was a single-vehicle accident that saw a pick up truck strike a power pole and rollover into a ditch near 40th Avenue.

A Sunday crash saw a driver extricate dby crews after their pickup truck struck a 272 Street power pole and flipped…

Posted by Aldergrove Star on Monday, August 10, 2020

Langley Township firefighters had to use the jaws of life to free the driver, said a witness.

Chiasson said the driver was transported to the hospital with “non-life threatening” injuries, in stable condition.

“There is no threat to the public from this event,” he responded.

Single vehicle accident at 272 Street and 40 Avenue, right outside the army base. Car rolled over currently stuck in ditch.

Posted by Aldergrove Star on Sunday, August 9, 2020

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