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Langley collision sends 2 to hospital on Boxing Day

Emergency workers work to extricate a driver from one of two vehicles involved in a horrific collision at a Langley intersection Saturday afternoon. Curtis Kreklau

A collision in Langley between two vehicles on Boxing Day afternoon has sent two people to hospital.

Emergency workers work to extricate a driver from one of two vehicles involved in a horrific collision at a Langley intersection Saturday afternoon. Curtis Kreklau

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the Township of Langley at the intersection of 256th Street & 16th Avenue in South Aldergrove.

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The force of the collision between an SUV and a sedan sent both heavily damaged vehicles into a ditch.

One driver was airlifted to hospital in serious condition. The second driver was sent to hospital with minor injuries.

Emergency workers work to extricate a driver from one of two vehicles involved in a horrific collision at a Langley intersection Saturday afternoon. Curtis Kreklau

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The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

16th Ave was closed for an extended period of time between 248th Street and 256th Street while RCMP investigated.

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