2 seriously hurt in Highway 50 crash

Two people have been seriously injured in a Saturday afternoon crash on Highway 50 in Gatineau.

Westbound lanes expected to be closed near Labrosse Boulevard for several hours

Two people have been seriously hurt after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 50 in Gatineau, Que., on Feb. 17, 2018. (Radio-Canada)

The driver of a vehicle involved in a Saturday afternoon crash on Highway 50 in Gatineau is still in critical condition, according to the Sûreté du Québec.

The driver, along with a passenger in the car, were injured in the collision. Police said Sunday morning that the passenger's injuries are non-life threatening.

The crash, which involved a truck and a car, happened on the highway's westbound lanes at around 4 p.m. near the Labrosse Boulevard exit, police said. 

Both vehicles were severely damaged, with the car ending up on its roof.

Police said the driver and passenger in the car were thrown from their vehicle.

The two people in the other vehicle were treated for minor injuries. 

Police have shut down Highway 50 westbound near the collision to investigate, and it's expected to be closed for several hours.

Detours have been set up on Labrosse Boulevard, police said.