Oxygen Yoga Willoughby posted a closure notice and photos on its Facebook page after a minivan drove into the front of the business Dec. 5.

Pedestrian hurt when van crashes into Langley business

A pedestrian was taken for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries in a low-speed crash.

A driver hit the gas instead of the brake and ended up driving into the front of a yoga studio in Willoughby Wednesday evening.

The RCMP was contacted about 7:20 p.m. on Dec. 5, called to Willoughby Town Centre. A vehicle smashed into the front of Oxygen Yoga.

“The single driver, a 35-year-old female from Langley, was driving, pulling into a parking stall and inadvertently hit the gas rather than the brake,” Langley RCMP Cpl. Craig van Herk explained. “Up over the curb and into the business. Also did collide with a pedestrian that was there.”

The 46-year-old female pedestrian was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The police are looking at whether provincial Motor Vehicle Act ticket.

“Speed wasn’t obviously a factor. Drugs and alcohol were not a factor, so they’ll look at the totality of it and make a decision,” he said.

The business has posted a closure notice on its website: “Due to unforeseen circumstances the studio will be closed until further notice. Everyone in studio is okay.”

The studio said it expects to be back offering classes by Saturday.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

A passerby captured the aftermath of the van driving into the front of a business in Willoughby Town Centre.

Just Posted

Teacher parades connect staff to student families during quarantines

Half a dozen Langley elementary schools have held similar events

Cops for Cancer hoping tour still on as spring fundraising suspended

Tour de Valley riders from the Fraser Valley are waiting for the all-clear

WEATHER: Clear skies, windy near the water in Langley

Temperatures to reach a high of 11 C

Bowen Byram makes all-star, again

Vancouver Giants defenceman recognized for second year in a row

COVID-19: Trudeau says 30K ventilators on the way; 3.6M Canadians claim benefits

Canada has seen more than 17,000 cases and at least 345 deaths due to COVID-19

Logan Boulet Effect: Green Shirt Day calls on Canadians to become organ donors

While social distancing, the day also honours the 16 lives lost in the 2018 Humboldt Broncos Crash

COMMENTARY: Knowing where COVID-19 cases are does not protect you

Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why B.C. withholds community names

As Canadians return home amid pandemic, border crossings dip to just 5% of usual traffic

Non-commercial land crossing dipped by 95%, air travel dropped by 96 per cent, according to the CBSA

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’

B.C. secures motel, hotel rooms for COVID-19 shelter space

Community centres, rooms reserved for pandemic self-isolation

Look at hospitalizations, not recovery stats for COVID-19, B.C. professor says

Cases in hospital are a definitive count of people who have the novel coronavirus

B.C. First Nations want to launch fight of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Last month, the Supreme Court of Canada decided not to hear five challenges about the pipeline

Most Read