An eyewitness said this minivan swerved and hit the side rail at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 Monday morning.

An eyewitness said this minivan swerved and hit the side rail at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 1 Monday morning.

Accident on Highway 1 westbound in Abbotsford

Traffic slowed to a crawl in the westbound lanes near Mt. Lehman

  • Jun. 6, 2016 8:00 p.m.

A  multi-vehicle crash reportedly involving as three vehicles on Highway 1 just before the Bradner rest stop jammed up westbound morning traffic Monday.

The accident occurred at about 8 a.m., with police, ambulance and firefighters responding to the scene.

One eyewitness told The News they saw a minivan swerve and hit the side cement barrier.

It took more than an hour before traffic congestion began to ease.

There was a report of another accident on Highway 1 near Clearbrook later in the morning that added to the backups.

Police, fire and ambulance called to crash scene