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Traffic: MVI on Hwy 1 at West Shore Pkwy

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Friday April 8, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC [Updated 5:30 pm April 9, 2022}

by Mary P Brooke, Editor | Island Social Trends

This morning a motor vehicle incident at the intersection of Highway 1 and West Shore Parkway has resulted in closure of the northbound lane.

According to reports, Langford Fire Rescue acting Assistant Chief Simon Chadwick said the call came in just after 10 am for a report of a multi-vehicle crash and fire. Other reports say the incident happened around 10:30 am.

web cam, hwy 1, west shore pkwy
This snapshot at 11:30 am April 8, 2022 shows a lot of traffic in the southbound lane. The northbound lane is still closed.

A white SUV reportedly collided with a dump truck then burst into flames at the intersection. That ended up causing a seven-car pile-up before all was done, resulting from multiple collisions of five vehicles after the initial incident.

All occupants were out of their vehicles when emergency crews arrived. Five people were taken to hospital with various injuries.

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Aftermath on Hwy 1 at West Shore Parkway on Friday morning April 8, 2022.

Drive BC said to expect minor traffic delays. As of 11:30 am, Langford Fire Rescue at first indicated no time of reopening. After a few hours traffic was up and running again.

map, hwy 1, west shore pkwy
MVI at the intersection of Hwy 1 and West Shore Pkwy on April 8, 2022. [Google map]

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Mary Brooke, editor, West Shore Voice News
Mary P Brooke, Editor and Publisher, Island Social Trends.

Island Social Trends Editor Mary P Brooke has been writing about socioeconomic trends in the Langford area — including traffic and SD62 news — since 2014.