On May 13, 2015 at 6:45 AM, Shawnigan Lake RCMP responded to a two vehicle crash on the Trans Canada Highway at South Shawnigan Lake Road.

A logging truck and dump truck collided while both vehicles were travelling in a southbound direction. The drivers of both vehicles were transported to hospital by BC Ambulance Service with non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic on the Malahat was reduced to one lane with alternating north/southbound traffic for approximately three and a half hours while emergency crews worked to investigate and clear the scene.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation at this time. Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to contact the Shawnigan Lake RCMP at 250-743-5514.

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