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VIDEO: Crash at 248 Street closes Highway 1 eastbound through Langley (updated)

One person taken to hospital by air ambulance

  • Aug. 7, 2018 3:45 p.m.

Highway 1 through Langley was closed to eastbound traffic for almost two hours Tuesday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash that sent one person to hospital.

The accident happened just west of the 248 Street overpass around 2:30 p.m.

Multiple ambulances and fire trucks were called to the scene.

The freeway was shut down and at least one on-ramp to the freeway, at 232 Street, was closed west of the accident scene.

One person was taken to hospital by air ambulance with undetermined injuries.

By 4 p.m., it vehicles were being allowed through once more, but traffic remained backed up as far as 192 Street.

It was more than an hour before congestion cleared.

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