Traffic slows southbound on the Malahat after truck incident. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Wettlaufer)

Incident on the Malahat slows traffic southbound into Victoria

Third incident on the Malahat this week

A motor vehicle incident northbound slowed traffic coming into the West Shore Wednesday morning.

Shawnigan Lake Fire and Malahat Fire received a mutual aid call around 6:40 a.m. of a motor vehicle incident, and Malahat crews arrived on scene.

Shawnigan Lake RCMP Sgt. Dave Williams said there was a car travelling northbound that landed in the ditch.

The incident affected Malahat traffic for the third time this week.

READ MORE: Malahat reopens following closure due to rock slide

READ MORE: No injuries after car crash on the Malahat Tuesday morning

The driver sustained minor injuries.


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