Driver taken to Vancouver General Hospital after collision last night

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie with Fort St. John RCMP says the driver of a pick up truck has been flown to Vancouver General Hospital, after a collision that closed one lane of the Alaska Highway last night.

Another man at the scene was treated by BC Ambulance.

At approximately 8:26 PM, the RCMP, Fire Department and B.C. Ambulance respond to a collision near the Old Hope Road in Charlie Lake.

The cause of the collision is still being investigated.

More updates will be posted as they becomes available.