UPDATE: Highway 1 is now open in both directions following the crash.
A multi-vehicle accident on Highway 1 just east of 176 Street caused traffic gridlock heading toward the Port Mann Bridge during the Friday afternoon rush hour commute.
There were roughly five ambulances on scene at around 5 p.m., with traffic backed up past 248 Street in Langley.
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Drivers were being diverted off the highway at 200 Street.
Surrey RCMP says one of their officers was injured in the crash and taken to hospital with a head injury and lacerated hand. He is expected to make a full recovery.