Teen driver in critical condition following crash on Harris Road

Accident in Abbotsford took place Tuesday just before midnight

  • Nov. 9, 2016 1:00 p.m.

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a crash last night in Abbotsford.

Const. Ian MacDonald said the Abbotsford Police Department received a call just before midnight that a Honda Civic was upside down in a ditch on Harris Road between Gladwin and Glenmore roads.

When they arrived, patrol officers located a 19-year-old passenger outside of the vehicle. He did not appear injured but was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The 19-year-old driver was trapped in the car and had to be extricated by Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service personnel.

He was transported to hospital in critical condition.

The exact circumstances of the crash are not yet known. Collision reconstructionists and patrol division officers are continuing to investigate.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who has information is asked to contact the APD at 604-859-5225 or text abbypd (222973).


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