A section of Sooke Road (Highway 14) is shut down in both directions between Galloping Goose Trail and Manzer Road due a to a fallen tree.
The fallen tree also brought down a wire just before 2 p.m Friday. According to BC Hydro, about 1,542 customers in the area are without power. Hydro crews are en route.
According Drive BC, no detour is available.
According to fire officials, there will be single alternating traffic for the next couple of hours.
Be advised that 5300 Sooke Road is closed both ways due to wires down on the Hwy. Estimate 2hrs before single lane alternating traffic. Please slow down for emergency vehicles!
— Sooke Fire Chief (@FireChiefSooke) April 26, 2019