(Danielle Alysha)

Saanich Police are looking for more information into an incident which saw the Trans-Canada highway closed to northbound traffic on Friday morning.

Around 3 a.m. on Friday, September 3rd, officers attended to a man who was in need of immediate medical attention.

Officers found a weapon at the scene and injuries to the man are considered serious.

The victim is currently in hospital receiving medical care.

Saanich Police’s Major Crime Unit, Forensics Investigations Section and the Patrol Division continue to investigate the incident.

“If you were in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway (between Uptown and Tillicum Road) between the hours of 0200 and 0400, we want to connect with you,” stated Sergeant Damian Kowalewich.

“Any dashcam footage could be helpful. If anyone has information on this incident, please call us.”

Traffic was snarled Friday morning as traffic was backed up to the intersection of Douglas Street and Saanich Road while Saanich Police investigated the scene.

The southbound lanes of Highway 1 were closed briefly after the incident occurred just before 3 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saanich Police at are asking anyone with information to come forward and call (250) 475-4321.

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