Highway 19 was also closed Sunday night in both directions at Northwest Bay Road due to an accident, Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Dept. advised via social media. About 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, the Courtenay Fire Department was called to the accident … Roadside brushing planned between Tofino-Ucluelet Hwy and Seaton Ave for 72.4 km (4 km west of Port Alberni to 12 km east of Southern Boundary of Pacific Rim National Park). The suspect is not in custody, but B.C. Paramedics, police and fire crews … “Fresh rainfall, it’s going to be slick on the road.”. #VanIsle https://t.co/i6ONE0DsK4
. This is the route to the Pacific Rim National Park. Pennington said the second incident had not been reported to Central Island Traffic Services. "I think we're used to these kinds of things out here on the West Coast.". The male driver of the second vehicle was not injured in the collision. District of Ucluelet Mayor Dianne St. Jacques said in a statement that the closure highlights the need for a second road link to the west coast of Vancouver Island. Pennington cautioned people to drive for the conditions. "Having the rest of the island cut off from our communities for an extended period due to a simple road closure is a real problem," St. Jacques is quoted as having said. Pennington said the woman was from the west coast of Vancouver Island. (Photo submitted), Highway 4 was closed for several hours following crash. “Investigators are extremely concerned about the F150 driver’s well-being as he was involved in a high speed collision, and evidence at the scene suggests he is injured,” states Staff Sergeant Janelle Shoihet of the BC RCMP. ReddIt. A truck and trailer, which narrowly missed the collision remains at the scene. Members asked to limit travel to the neighbouring communities of Tofino and Ucluelet. Police say multiple vehicles were involved in a crash that killed one person outside of Ladysmith on the Trans-Canada Highway on Vancouver Island Saturday. Traffic flow is limited to single lane in each direction, drivers are asked to avoid the area. Environment Canada is calling for cool, wet conditions in the central Vancouver Island area for the next week. Pennington said the woman was from the west coast of Vancouver Island. A woman has died following a head-on collision late Sunday, Sept. 8 on Highway 4 by Cameron Lake on Vancouver Island. “A female in her 50s was deceased at the scene,” said RCMP Const. Another vehicle T-boned the passenger side of the car. Established in 2012. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. One person is dead after a serious hit-and-run collision on Vancouver Island Saturday morning, Mounties say. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. Your inside source for Greater Victoria happenings. READ: More than 20 kilometres of Highway 4 closed after crash near Cameron Lake. Police search for driver of suspect truck in fatal hit and run on Vancouver Island highway. The female driver died at the scene; she was the only occupant in the vehicle, Pennington said. The identity of the victim has not been released. Police responded to the scene, near a series of tight corners known locally as “Angel Rock”, at 9:45 p.m. Sunday. Comox Valley Road Runners adapting to the COVID times, Council appoints election officers for the by-election, Canadian Forces offer Greater Victoria a sail past to mark Remembrance Day. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. “A female in her 50s was deceased at the scene,” said RCMP Const. Traffic began moving again at 4 a.m. Monday (Sept. 9). Pennington cautioned people to drive for the conditions. READ: More than 20 kilometres of Highway 4 closed after crash near Cameron Lake. The by-elections are tentatively set to be conducted in January 2021, Public encouraged to watch through live stream, PAPC takes over section 5 of the pipeline from MSJV, IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Pay attention to consumer behaviour trends. Police are urging witnesses of the crash who have not already spoken to investigators to call SIVTS at 250-416-0352. The woman was travelling westbound when she lost control of her car and entered the eastbound lane.