Langley woman causes collision

 

A man has a broken leg and a woman is undergoing psychological tests after a head-on collision in Abbotsford. 

RCMP Insp. Tim Shields said the crash happened just before 9 a.m. Sunday in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 1 at the Mount Lehman overpass. 

Shields said a Volkswagen Beetle was travelling east in the westbound lanes and hit another car head-on. 

The 29-year-old Abbotsford man driving the westbound car was airlifted to hospital with a broken leg and injured knees. 

The driver of the Beetle, a 36-year-old Langley woman, suffered minor injuries. Police said in a news release that it appears the woman “was aware of what she was doing at the time of the collision. Witnesses state the Beetle did not swerve to avoid the collision.” 

She was admitted to a hospital and is undergoing a psychological assessment. 

Cars headed westbound Sunday were being diverted from the accident scene, using off-ramps, police said.

– From the Vancouver Sun

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