If you’re planning to head up island today, you may want to delay those travels by a few hours.
The northbound lanes of the Trans Canada Highway at West Shore Parkway in Langford are expected to be closed for at least one hour following a crash involving a double-axle dump truck.
In a tweet, West Shore RCMP estimated anywhere from 60-90 minutes.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: The northbound lane at West Shore Parkway on the Trans Canada Highway will be shut down for approximately 60-90 minutes following a traffic incident involving a tractor trailer.
— West Shore RCMP (@WestshoreRCMP) August 15, 2022
The cause of the crash in unknown, however, witnesses tell Victoria Buzz the truck avoided a rear ender by crashing into a rock wall before ending up in the ditch.
According to Emcon Services, the company responsible for highway maintenance, the lanes are being closed so crews can recover the vehicle
More to come.