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Victoria intersection traffic returns to normal after roadway blocked by person

The intersection at Fort and Douglas Streets has fully reopened after a Victoria police said a person in a motorized wheelchair was blocking traffic around 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Victoria police said they were able to direct traffic while negotiating an end to the incident as the person was moved from the roadway. The person was also assessed by emergency health services at the scene.

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday, BC Transit said the protest caused detours for northbound buses and riders could expect extra travel time. The buses returned to their regular schedule around 4:20 p.m.

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