August 18, 2014 8:00 pm

Three people taken to hospital after fall near Langdale

A total of three people have been taken to hospital after an incident near the Langdale ferry terminal near Gibsons.

The incident occurred at a private residence when a cable snapped on an inclined elevator, also known as a hillside tram.

Two men were flown to hospital in Vancouver and one man was taken to hospital in Sechelt. BC Ambulance says the two victims flown to Vancouver are in critical condition.

The BC Ferries 4:45 p.m. sailing from Langdale to Horseshoe Bay was delayed slightly due to the incident.

BC Ferries provided medical crews access to a berth and space for emergency vehicles.

A Coast Guard hovercraft was deployed to the scene.

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