Monday, July 7, 2014

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Monday Morning MVA

Woman injured in Hazel St rollover

Staff/Voice photos


Chilliwack first responders and paramedics work on getting an injured driver out of twisted van.


hat was an idyllic sunny day turned into a nightmare for the occupants of two vehicles involved in an accident at Hazel and First Ave. around 11 a.m. on Monday.


It's unknown how it happened, but the van rolled over and landed back on its wheels when hit trapping the female driver inside. A wheel lay to the side, torn off from the force of the impact.

First responders had hydraulic jaws and its not clear if they were used, but were on hand to assist BCAS paramedics extricate the female driver.

Air bags deployed in the other vehicle and paramedics checked the two elderly occupants who were seated on lawn chairs at the scene.

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