A crash involving a motorcycle occurred on Highway 1 Saturday evening. John Morrow/Abbotsford News

A crash involving a motorcycle occurred on Highway 1 Saturday evening. John Morrow/Abbotsford News

UPDATE: One lane open on Highway 1 following motorcycle crash

Incident happened before 5 p.m. near Clearbrook Road in Abbotsford

At least three ambulances, two firetrucks and an air ambulance responded to a crash involving a motorcycle Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened sometime around 4:45 p.m. on Highway 1 westbound just east of the Clearbrook Road exit, and police say it appears the crash resulted when a tire blew on the motorcycle.

At 8 p.m. only one lane of the highway remained open westbound at Clearbrook.

Eastbound traffic did not appear to be affected.

The male rider was taken to hospital, where he remains in serious condition.