UPDATE: The southbound lanes of the Pat Bay have reopened and the crash scene cleared.
A multi-vehicle crash on the Pat Bay Highway has snarled southbound traffic.
The crash occurred near Halliburton Road just before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Drive BC is reporting that southbound traffic is down to one lane.
UPDATE – OPEN – #BCHwy17 SB at Haliburton Rd following a vehicle incident. The left lane is now open, the right lane remains blocked. Crews on scene, drive with care: https://t.co/MSBYdxwRuM #Saanich #VanIsle
— DriveBC VI (@DriveBC_VI) June 2, 2019
Motorist are reporting very heavy traffic.
The driver of the white SUV, who fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into the back of a motorcycle, then crashed in to the side of a bus. The motorcyclist suffered injuries and was transported to hospital.
More to come.