Car hit barriers, launched into air

A driver was airlifted to hospital after crashing into a concrete barricade at the 264th Street highway interchange in Aldergrove Tuesday.

At about 1 p.m., the driver, heading west, turned onto the offramp, said Sgt. Roland Pierschke of the RCMP’s Port Mann Traffic Services.

The driver hit one of the concrete dividers, Pierschke said.

“The car went airborne and it hit a pole,” he said.

The driver’s injuries are considered serious, but little was known about his condition as of Tuesday afternoon.

The Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) was headed to the scene to investigate possible causes of the crash, said Pierschke.

No other cars were hit and the driver was the only person in his vehicle.

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