Three people hospitalized after crash in Niagara Falls

Three people were rushed to hospital after a serious crash in Niagara Falls Monday night.

It happened around 11:40 on Netherby Road near Crowland Ave.

Police say a van left the road, hit a hydro pole and rolled several times.

The 42 year old woman driving had to be cut from the van, air lifted to hospital with life threatening injuries.  Two other passengers in the van, a 39 year old man from Port Colborne and a 23 year old man from Welland were also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate, the area was shut down for most of the morning.  Any witnesses are asked to call police.