Three people were badly hurt after two trucks, one pulling a trailer, collided on the trans-Canada highway near Chemainus Thursday night
One man is in critical condition and a woman seriously injured after a crash on the trans-canada highway near Chemainus last night.
The crash happened at 9:30 on the highway at Henry road.
Police say a pickup truck was making a left turn when it collided with a northbound purolator truck pulling a trailer.
Three people were pinned in the pickup and had to be rescued by emergency responders.
The driver was taken to Victoria General Hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition.
His two passengers suffered ‘significant’ injuries but are in stable conditon.
The purolator driver was taken to hospital then released.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.