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Two patients flown to hospital following Coquihalla Highway crash

One patient transported to BC Children’s Hospital, one to Royal Columbian Hospital

 

Letter writer Neil Kinsofer took this photo of a medivac helicopter in a neighbour’s field after a crash Friday, July 9, 2021, in an area he said is notorious for crashes.

LETTER: South Langley road notorious for crashes

A local letter writer lives in the area and is concerned about the number of incidents

  • Jul 16, 2021

 

First responders were called to a single-vehicle crash in the 21900 block of 56th Avenue in the Murrayville neighbourhood on June 23, 2021 around 8:45 p.m. The two occupants in the vehicle were taken to hospital, one of which was a two-year-old boy, who remains in critical condition. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

2-year-old boy remains in critical condition after single-vehicle crash in Langley

The 19-year-old driver was released from hospital same day as collision

 

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)

Careless driver fined after 2018 crash that killed retired Abbotsford police officer

Conrad Nikolaus Wetten, guilty of driving without due care and attention, will keep driver’s licence

Courthouse in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file)
Township of Langley emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 21900 block on 56th Avenue in the Murrayville area on June 23, 2021 around 8:45 p.m.. The two occupants in the vehicle were taken to hospital, one of which was a 2-year-old child who were airlifted to BC Children’s Hospital. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: 2-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after single-vehicle crash in Langley

19-year-old driver also taken to hospital, child was not wearing a seatbelt

Township of Langley emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 21900 block on 56th Avenue in the Murrayville area on June 23, 2021 around 8:45 p.m.. The two occupants in the vehicle were taken to hospital, one of which was a 2-year-old child who were airlifted to BC Children’s Hospital. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A 50-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle Tuesday, June 15, crashing through a West Vancouver school fence that surrounds playing children. (West Vancouver Police)

Driver ticketed for speeding near B.C. school crashes into playground fence days later

‘It’s an absolute miracle that nobody was injured,’ says Const. Kevin Goodmurphy

A 50-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle Tuesday, June 15, crashing through a West Vancouver school fence that surrounds playing children. (West Vancouver Police)
Lougheed Highway was shut down for several hours as police investigated a serious three-car crash in the Ruskin neighbourhood of Maple Ridge on Monday, June 7, 2021 a little before midnight. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)

VIDEO: Multi-vehicle Maple Ridge crash sends vehicle 20 metres down embankment

At least one driver was airlifted to hospital, Lougheed Highway shut down after crash in Ruskin

Lougheed Highway was shut down for several hours as police investigated a serious three-car crash in the Ruskin neighbourhood of Maple Ridge on Monday, June 7, 2021 a little before midnight. (Shane MacKichan/Special to The News)
Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)

School bus of kids struck by suspected impaired driver in Burnaby

Mounties found a stash of illicit drugs, cash and several weapons inside of the suspect’s car

Damage is seen on a school bus after an impaired driver allegedly hit the vehicle Thursday, June 3, 2021. (Burnaby RCMP)
A dump truck and trailer got stuck on a concrete lane divider westbound on Highway One at the 264th Street interchange in Aldergrove the morning of Friday, May 28. (Camille Timmermans/Special to Black Press Media)

Dump truck stuck after crash on highway in Aldergrove

The truck and trailer crashed around 9:20 a.m. Friday

A dump truck and trailer got stuck on a concrete lane divider westbound on Highway One at the 264th Street interchange in Aldergrove the morning of Friday, May 28. (Camille Timmermans/Special to Black Press Media)
An ICBC data map shows the location of every car crash reported to police in 2020. Major routes and key intersections saw many more crashes. (ICBC)

Langley’s highway interchanges are top three crash sites: ICBC

The 264th interchange saw the most impacts in 2020

An ICBC data map shows the location of every car crash reported to police in 2020. Major routes and key intersections saw many more crashes. (ICBC)
=A bystander jumped over a highway guard rail and into a Maryland bay Sunday to rescue a child who had been thrown from a car and into the water during the crash. (Ocean City Fire Department)

Good Samaritan recalls jumping from U.S. bridge to save 2-year-old girl

Jonathan Bauer was running errands with his 13-year-old daughter when five vehicles collided that Sunday not far from him

=A bystander jumped over a highway guard rail and into a Maryland bay Sunday to rescue a child who had been thrown from a car and into the water during the crash. (Ocean City Fire Department)
The dash cam footage, taken May 7 at 8:18 a.m. belonged to the driver of a southbound vehicle that recently travelled out of the tunnel. (Reddit/Screen grab)

VIDEO: Dash cam captures dramatic rollover crash on Highway 99

Only one person sustained injuries from the collision, says B.C. Ambulance Services

The dash cam footage, taken May 7 at 8:18 a.m. belonged to the driver of a southbound vehicle that recently travelled out of the tunnel. (Reddit/Screen grab)
Surrey RCMP is investigating after a serious three-vehicle crash at the intersection of King George Boulevard and 128th Street Thursday afternoon (May 6, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Serious crash in Surrey sends 1 to hospital

Surrey RCMP say one of the drivers fled on foot, but was later found at an area hospital

Surrey RCMP is investigating after a serious three-vehicle crash at the intersection of King George Boulevard and 128th Street Thursday afternoon (May 6, 2021). (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
RCMP were called to collision in the area of 200th Street and 44th Avenue on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 around 4:30 p.m. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Langley RCMP called to crash after car turns in front of Jeep

The incident happened on Tuesday and resulted in minor injuries

RCMP were called to collision in the area of 200th Street and 44th Avenue on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 around 4:30 p.m. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
An RCMP cruiser ended up in a ditch near the Mufford Overpass midday Monday, May 3, 2021 after a couple tried to evade arrest by stealing it (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: Langley RCMP cruiser ends up in ditch after attempted theft

Couple responsible didn’t get very far, RCMP said

  • May 3, 2021
An RCMP cruiser ended up in a ditch near the Mufford Overpass midday Monday, May 3, 2021 after a couple tried to evade arrest by stealing it (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Mounties came upon the aftermath of a head-on collision involving two vehicles Wednesday (April 28) shortly after 3 p.m. on Canada Way and Hazelmere Street. (Burnaby RCMP)

2 people suffer life-threatening injuries following Burnaby head-on collision

Mounties make appeal for witnesses to crash that snarled Canada Way traffic for hours Wednesday

Mounties came upon the aftermath of a head-on collision involving two vehicles Wednesday (April 28) shortly after 3 p.m. on Canada Way and Hazelmere Street. (Burnaby RCMP)
A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)

Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers

Crews cut new hole in parkade wall to remove vehicle safely

A vehicle that was driven through the wall of a parkade at Uptown Shopping Centre and into the nearby Walmart on April 9 was removed through another hole in the wall later that night. (Photo via Saanich Police Department and Ayush Kakkar)
(Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Wrong-way driver crashes head-on with semi on Highway 91

Police suspect alcohol was a factor in a collision where a driver was rushed to hospital in serious condition

(Shane MacKichan)
A vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: One person taken to hospital after rollover crash in Langley

Multiple police, fire and ambulance were called to the 5000 block of 236th Street

A vehicle went off the road and hit a tree in the 5000-block of 236th Street around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March, 30 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A 50 to 70 vehicle pileup halted traffic on Highway 1 between Medicine Hat and Calgary on Monday, March 29, 2021. (Prairie Sprinter/Twitter)

VIDEO: 50 to 70 vehicle pileup halts traffic on Trans-Canada Highway in Alberta

Police say travel is not recommended on several highways in Alberta due to blowing snow, icy roads and poor conditions

A 50 to 70 vehicle pileup halted traffic on Highway 1 between Medicine Hat and Calgary on Monday, March 29, 2021. (Prairie Sprinter/Twitter)