A section of Lochside Trail between Quarda Street and Saanich Road remains closed Wednesday morning as Saanich Police are investigating a mental health crisis. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

A section of Lochside Trail between Quarda Street and Saanich Road remains closed Wednesday morning as Saanich Police are investigating a mental health crisis. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

UPDATE: Saanich’ Lochside Trail reopens at noon

Police successfully resolved mental health crisis Wednesday morning

Saanich Police with assistance of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team have successfully resolved a mental health crisis on Lochside Regional Trail, which will re-open on around noon.

The incident — which started at 4:45 a.m. — closed the trail as the police responded to the person.

One commuter tweeted that they witnessed police along the trail during their ride to work.

Open to all traffic again is Saanich Road after police had closed sections of it.

 

A mental health crisis closed down sections of the Lochside Regional Trail between Saanich Road and Quadra Street Wednesday morning. Also closed was Saanich Road between Falmouth Road and Greenridge Crescent.

A mental health crisis closed down sections of the Lochside Regional Trail between Saanich Road and Quadra Street Wednesday morning. Also closed was Saanich Road between Falmouth Road and Greenridge Crescent.