Two people were rushed to hospital after a crash in Qualicum Beach early Saturday morning.

Paramedics responded to the scene near the intersection of Inland Island Highway and Horne Lake Road just after 3 a.m.

BC Emergency Health Services spokesperson Susan Seto tells CTV News Vancouver Island that one person was taken to hospital by air ambulance and another person was taken to hospital in a ground ambulance.

“Conditions are unknown,” said Seto.

A section of Inland Island Highway was closed until 5 a.m. Saturday.