Police say two people are in hospital with life-threatening injuries after an early early morning head-on collision in Vancouver’s east end left seven people injured.
The incident occurred before 6 a.m. Friday on Grandview Highway near Penticton Street. The incident leftf a portion of the highway closed for much of Friday as police investigated.
Police say a Ford Focus and Mercedes SUV collided over the centre line of the four-lane highway.
Grandview Hwy between Nanaimo and Penticton is expected to remain closed until 4:00 this afternoon, following a serious collision Just after 6:00 this morning. Any witnesses are asked to call investigators at 604-717-3012. https://t.co/Vq6DUSKRxF
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) March 9, 2018
Police say the 20-year-old male driver of the car and a 19-year-old female passenger – both from Burnaby – were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police say a third occupant of the vehicle suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries.
The four passengers of the Mercedes, whose ages range from 48 to 70, suffered relatively minor injuries but were also taken to hospital.