09/17/2016 11:19 EDT | Updated 09/18/2017 01:12 EDT

High-speed crash into Vancouver lamp post sends driver to hospital

The driver of a blue Honda coupe that hit a lamp post at high speed early Saturday morning in Vancouver is in critical condition, police say.

The crash on East 12th Avenue happened around 2 a.m. PT. near Prince Albert Street.

Police say the driver was rushed to the hospital and remains in critical condition.

Investigators spent three hours analyzing the collision site, closing East 12th between Fraser and Windsor Streets.