A serious crash shut down traffic in northbound lanes of the Malahat in Mill Bay for hours Friday.
The crash appeared to involved several vehicles including on that rolled over on its side.
Emcon Services reported the crash occurred at the Deloume Road intersection in the northbound fast lane.
Emergency crews were on scene. Just after 6:30 p.m., Emcon reported the highway had fully reopened to traffic.
⚠️ This is how backed up the #TCH is approaching #MillBay and Frayne Road & Mill Bay Road are like a parking lot due to a serious crash near Deloume around 3 pm that’s closed the highway northbound. 🚧
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— Tess van Straaten (@tessvanstraaten) May 29, 2021
While it was closed, traffic was being diverted to Mill Bay Road and was backed up to the highway, which was compared to a “parking lot.”
The crash occurred some time around 3 p.m. Friday.
CHEK News has reached out to RCMP for more details.