An air ambulance was called in to evacuate a victim of a multi-vehicle crash Friday night on Hwy. 1 near the 264 St. overpass in Aldergrove.

An air ambulance was called in to evacuate a victim of a multi-vehicle crash Friday night on Hwy. 1 near the 264 St. overpass in Aldergrove.

Updated: Freeway hit and run in Aldergrove

Three people sent to hospital; police searching for driver

Police are searching for a pickup truck driver responsible for a multi-vehicle hit-and-run crash that sent at least three people to hospital early Friday night (May 1) in Aldergrove.

Around 6 p.m. the truck rear-ended a small car, driving it into two other cars on Hwy 1 near the 264 Street overpass.

The pickup fled the scene of the crash and was later found abandoned in Aldergrove.

The driver, described as a young white male, had not been located as of Monday morning.

Fire crews had to use the Jaws Of Life to pry open one vehicle and extract one victim.

An air ambulance helicopter was called in to evacuate one of the victims, while two others were transported by ground ambulance.

All have since been released from hospital, police said.

Traffic on Hwy 1. was backed up for more than three hours while police, fire and paramedics attended.

One victim had be pried from wreckage

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