The Malahat is open to single-lane traffic in both directions after a fatal vehicle accident north of Aspen Road on Saturday afternoon.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at around 1 p.m.
RCMP confirmed witness reports of one death at the scene.
The B.C. Ambulance Service said two people were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
The Malahat was initially closed in both directions while emergency crews assessed the situation.
5:50 pm UPDATE: All lanes now OPEN in both directions. Expect significant delays due to traffic volume.
More to come.
UPDATE – OPEN – #BCHwy1 #Malahat is ***OPEN*** to single lane traffic, in both directions, following an earlier vehicle incident. Expect significant delays, due to traffic volume, and obey traffic control personnel #YYJ #VanIsle https://t.co/VOIyUhoRCC
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) June 9, 2018
— Georgette Walker (@rapunzel543) June 9, 2018
Avoid the #Malahat, 4 #MVI at Aspen, closed in both directions, multiple injuries and possible fatality according to on scene sources. We were able to turn around, but many are stuck. #yyj #yyjtraffic #RIP pic.twitter.com/hgILfuFZqf
— Scott McDonald (@ScottinVictoria) June 9, 2018
— The Zone @ 91-3 (@TheZone913) June 9, 2018