Crash on B.C. highway sends four to hospital

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COQUITLAM, B.C. — Four people, two of whom are in critical condition, have been taken to hospital after a crash Sunday morning in Coquitlam, B.C.

B.C. Emergency Health Services says they received a call for a collision on Highway 1 near Brunette Ave.

A spokeswoman says four patients were treated at the scene.

Two were taken to hospital in critical condition, while the other two were taken in stable condition.

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says the incident has the on and off ramps, as well as the overpass, closed at the Brunette exit.

The affected ramps and overpass were closed for several hours on Sunday due to the crash.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 27, 2020.

The Canadian Press