UPDATE: Three separate accidents reported on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

There have been three accidents between the McCallum Road and Clearbrook Road exits.

A multiple-vehicle accident occurred on Highway near McCallum Road Thursday morning.

A multiple-vehicle accident occurred on Highway near McCallum Road Thursday morning.

Three separate accidents occurred on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Thursday morning, all around the same time.

Westbound traffic was backed up after three vehicles were involved in a collision just before the McCallum Road exit.

Two compact cars and one SUV were involved in the crash, which occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m and sent the SUV into the median.

Abbotsford Police, ambulance crews and members of Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service were on scene.

A second accident took place, also in the westbound lanes, just east of the Sumas Way/Highway 11 exit (photo below). Two vehicles were involved in the accident, and two ambulances and fire crews were on scene.

A third freeway incident, also westbound, involved a single vehicle, which drove off the road and into the ditch, close to the Clearbrook Road exit.