A man is transferred from an ambulance to a helicopter at the Chilliwack Airport following a collision on Young Road where a dump truck went into a ditch under the Highway 1 overpass. (Mace MacGowan)

A man is transferred from an ambulance to a helicopter at the Chilliwack Airport following a collision on Young Road where a dump truck went into a ditch under the Highway 1 overpass. (Mace MacGowan)

UPDATE w/PHOTOS: Young Road closed following ‘serious’ crash, says Chilliwack RCMP

Section of Young closed after dump truck went into ditch under Highway 1 overpass

A section of Young Road was closed following a “serious” crash in Chilliwack Friday afternoon, Chilliwack RCMP said.

A dump truck went off the road and into a ditch around noon on Jan. 14 underneath the Highway 1 overpass.

“RCMP are at scene of serious traffic collision on Young Road under the Highway 1 overpass,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Mike Rail stated in a release at 1:49 p.m.

An air ambulance was called in for a man who suffered a head injury in the collision.

Young Road between Airport Road and Luckakuck Way was closed as a result.

Motorists are asked to detour and use alternate routes.

Check back here for more info as it becomes available.

An air ambulance lands at the Chilliwack Airport following a collision on Young Road where a dump truck went into a ditch under the Highway 1 overpass. (Mace MacGowan)

An air ambulance lands at the Chilliwack Airport following a collision on Young Road where a dump truck went into a ditch under the Highway 1 overpass. (Mace MacGowan)

RCMP, paramedics and firefighters were at the scene of a crash on Young Road in Chilliwack where a dump truck went into a ditch on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. A man suffered a head injury and had to be taken by air ambulance to hospital. Emergency crews are seen here at the Chilliwack Airport. (Mace MacGowan)

RCMP, paramedics and firefighters were at the scene of a crash on Young Road in Chilliwack where a dump truck went into a ditch on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. A man suffered a head injury and had to be taken by air ambulance to hospital. Emergency crews are seen here at the Chilliwack Airport. (Mace MacGowan)


 

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