Woman suffers ‘near amputation’ of limb following rollover in Chilliwack

A 21-year-old woman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a rollover on Camp River Road in Chilliwack on Thursday.

  • Mar. 20, 2014 11:00 a.m.
A 21-year-old woman is taken to an air ambulance on Chapman Road following a rollover on Camp River Road on Thursday.

A 21-year-old woman is taken to an air ambulance on Chapman Road following a rollover on Camp River Road on Thursday.

A 21-year-old woman was airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital Thursday afternoon after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Camp River Road in Chilliwack.

The woman suffered a “near amputation” of her left arm as a result, said RCMP.

She was travelling eastbound with one passenger when the single-vehicle collision occurred east of Standeven Road.

A helicopter landing site was set up in a field on Chapman Road, just east of the accident scene.

The passenger of the vehicle did not suffer serious injuries.

The rollover occurred around 3:30 p.m. and as of 5 p.m., traffic on Camp River Road was still being re-routed.

Police are investigating.

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