The Trans-Canada Highway has reopened between West Shore Parkway and Goldstream Park following a crash that shut down the highway for over an hour.
The collision occurred at around 1:30 p.m. and the highway had been closed in both directions until around 2:45 p.m. It then opened to single lane traffic before fully reopening just before 3 p.m.
According to Emcon Services South Island division, which does road and bridge maintenance contractor for South Vancouver Island, the collision happened at Finlayson Arm Road in Goldstream Provincial Park.
Traffic is backed up all the way past the Highway 14 overpass on Highway 1. It is now starting to move a bit, as the road has been re opened just before the #malahat #yyj #yyjtraffic pic.twitter.com/eFdCo1Lo5S
— Julian Kolsut (@juliankolsut) December 17, 2019
Police said two vehicles were involved in the collision and emergency crews were on scene.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
There is also construction in the area between Leigh Road and West Shore Parkway.
This is a developing story. Please check back for more information.