Wednesday, June 12, 2024

UPDATED: Sooke Rd reopened after a serious head-on collision


UPDATED:  Sooke Rd reopened after RCMP spent several hours investigating a serious head-on collision

Original article with updates:

West Shore RCMP are currently investigating a head-on collision in the 2700 block of Sooke Rd in Langford after one driver was sent to hospital with serious injuries.

At approximately 8:40 am, a white Pontiac Sunfire was travelling east on Sooke Rd when it collided head on with a Shaw utility vehicle, sending this one in the ditch. The driver of the Shaw utility vehicle escaped the collision without visible injuries whereas the female driver of Sooke, who is in her mid 40’s, was transported to hospital by BC Ambulance to be treated for serious injuries.

Langford Fire Dept. and Mainroad also attended the scene. An RCMP traffic analyst has been contacted and will assess the scene for evidence collection.

Sooke Rd will remain closed to traffic between Happy Valley Rd and Luxton Rd foran estimated time of 4 to 5 hours.

“We encourage motorists to avoid the area during that time”, states Cst. Alex Bérubé of the West Shore RCMP.



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