A reminder to motorists to pay extra attention this Labour day long weekend.
A towing company employee was sent to hospital with serious injuries following a crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Highway 1 near Abbotsford.
#Abbypd investigating serious vehicle collision w/b lanes HWY 1 between Whatcom & Sumas. All w/b traffic being diverted at Whatcom…
— Abbotsford Police (@AbbyPoliceDept) September 3, 2016
The collision happened Saturday morning just west of the Whatcom Road exit.
A manager for Abbotsford-based Aggressive Auto Towing Ltd. told Global News one of his employees was airlifted to hospital with severe leg injuries.