Teen badly hurt in crash after driver ignored order to stop, Abbotsford police say

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The crash happened early Monday on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Mission. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)
The crash happened early Monday on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Mission. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)

An 18-year-old woman was critically hurt when a car she was in crashed seconds after ignoring an order to pull over, police in Abbotsford, B.C., say.

The crash happened just before 1:30 a.m. PT Monday on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Mission, a police statement said.

Abbotsford police Const. Mike Wilford says officers tried to stop the vehicle on McCallum Road near the Highway 11 intersection.

The vehicle didn't stop and hit a concrete barrier on the highway.

The young woman suffered critical injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Police say the vehicle hit a concrete barrier.
Police say the vehicle hit a concrete barrier.(Shane MacKichan)

Wildford says collision specialists were at the scene Monday morning and that members of the Independent Investigations Office, which investigates all police-involved cases of serious injury or death, are responding.

Police are also appealing for dashcam video and are asking any other witnesses to the crash to come forward.