Van whacks iconic North Langley pub statue

A well-known statue in North Langley was kneecapped by a van that veered off the road following a crash Monday afternoon.

At about 12:45 p.m. two vehicles collided near 199A Street and 96th Avenue.

One driver was heading south on 199A, while another, in a van, was headed west on 96th, said Cpl. Holly Marks, spokesperson of the Langley RCMP.

The van hit the car, then veered off the road, knocking down a metal fence and striking the statue at the Jimy Mac’s pub.

The statue of a young boy holding a baseball bat has been in front of the pub for years.

Marks said there were no injuries, but both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

Neither driver was charged.

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