A car struck a pole and came to a stop in a ditch off the Burnside Road off ramp of the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy of View Royal Fire Rescue)

UPDATE: Emergency crews respond to single vehicle crash in View Royal

Driver transported to hospital with unknown injury

Emergency crews responded to a high-speed crash in View Royal on the Burnside Road off ramp of the Trans-Canada Highway shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

According to View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst, a single vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole before crashing into a drainage ditch filled with water.

The driver may have been suffering from a medical condition at the time of the crash and was transported to hospital as a precaution with unknown injuries.

The vehicle has been removed from the ditch by Westshore Towing and Mainroad South Island Contracting attended to deal with the downed pole.

The West Shore RCMP is investigating.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

editor@goldstreamgazette.com

Just Posted

Victoria restaurant gets one-year extension after facing renoviction

Pluto’s Restaurant set to stay at its Cook Street location until March 2021

Woman injured during West Shore RCMP arrest prompts police watchdog investigation

IIO investigating to determine if police action or inaction linked to woman’s injuries

Victoria Foundation’s community grants support 109 local non-profits

Foundation delivers $2.8 million in grant money to local organizations

Strathcona hotel complex venues closed due to ‘construction issues’

Business announced closure on Thursday afternoon on Facebook

‘Not a decision I came to lightly:’ Scheer to resign as Conservative leader

Decision comes after weeks of Conservative infighting following the October election

‘British Columbians are paying too much’: Eby directs ICBC to delay rate application

Attorney General David Eby calls for delay in order to see how two reforms play out

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of Dec. 10

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Do you have a real or artificial Christmas tree?

The lights are up, holiday shoppers are bustling through the streets and… Continue reading

VIDEO: Octopus, bald eagle battle after bird ‘bites off more than it can chew’ in B.C. waters

B.C. crew films fight between the two feisty animals in Quatsino off north Vancouver Island

Couple who bought $120k banana duct-taped to wall say artwork will be ‘iconic’

Pair compared it to Warhol’s ‘Campbell’s Soup Cans,’ which was initially ‘met with mockery’

Race to replace Andrew Scheer could be a crowded one

Many familiar faces, such as Maxime Bernier, Jason Kenney, Doug Ford and Kevin O’Leary, have said no

Sooke’s École Poirier students win B.C. Hydro Power Smart contest

More than 100 schools compete in province-wide competition

Owner surrenders dogs chained up outside among scrap metal, garbage to BC SPCA

Shepherd-breed dogs were living in ‘deplorable conditions.’

Most Read