Teen badly hurt in crash after ignoring order to stop, say Abbotsford, B.C., police

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ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — An 18-year-old woman has been critically hurt after police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a car crashed seconds after ignoring an order to pull over.

A statement from Abbotsford police says the crash happened early Monday on Highway 11 between Abbotsford and Mission.

Const. Mike Wilford says the vehicle hit a cement barrier.

He says collision specialists are at the scene and the department has also contacted the office that investigates all police-involved cases of serious injury or death.

Wilford says members of the Independent Investigations Office are responding.

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

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 26, 2021.

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