Two people were taken to hospital after a minivan hit a grader in west Edmonton, Thursday night.

The collision happened just before 10:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Yellowhead Trail near 231 Street.

Police say the van crashed into the back of grader, and then hit the ditch. The 20-year-old female driver of the minivan was flown by STARS Air Ambulance to hospital. The other was rushed away in a ground ambulance.

STARS told CTV News Friday morning that the driver was taken to hospital in serious condition.

The investigation continues.  

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