Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police came across a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

McKenzie Avenue traffic impacted by early morning Saanich crash

BC Hydro repairing pole involved in crash

Traffic on McKenzie Avenue has been affected after an early-morning crash involving a utility pole.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, members of the Saanich Police Department came across a crash at the intersection of Quadra Street and McKenzie Avenue.

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Police found a vehicle that had struck a utility pole, causing significant damage to both the vehicle and the pole. As a result, traffic on McKenzie Avenue will be affected in the east and westbound directions.

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BC Hydro dispatched flaggers to the intersection to assist with traffic control while crews make the necessary repairs.

Work was expected to last for four to five hours.


 

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