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TRAFFIC: Vehicle-versus-motorcycle crash in Chilliwack stops traffic

Air Ambulance lands in Rosedale Park after 8 p.m. to pick up injured rider
A crash along Yale Road in Rosedale has slowed traffic to a halt. Witnesses report a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Witnesses report a vehicle-versus-motorcycle crash along Yale Road in Rosedale Monday (May 29) evening.

The crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. according to a witness who was at the scene, and a B.C. Air Ambulance landed in Rosedale Park close to 8 p.m. to pick up the injured rider.

Live Google Maps traffic monitoring indicated that about an hour after witness reports came in, traffic was backed up as of 9:19 p.m. on Monday evening. The main backup was near the railroad crossing by Old Yale Road.

There is no word yet about injuries. .

RCMP and local firefighters were also on the scene.

Motorists are advised to take alternate routes. The Observer has reached out to local police for further information.

with files from Paul Henderson


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A motorcyclist is loaded into a B.C. Air Ambulance after 8 p.m. on May 29, 2023 in Rosedale Park in Chilliwack after a crash that happened shortly after 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)