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Pat Bay Highway crash snarls morning commute at McKenzie Avenue in Saanich

Moved median prompts short closure of Highway 17 Wednesday morning
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A three-vehicle crash on Highway 17 near McKenzie Avenue in Saanich caused some delays for commuters Wednesday morning. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Emergency crews carried three commuters with unknown injuries to hospital following a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Highway 17 near McKenzie Avenue.

Sgt. Julie Fast said emergency crews responded to the crash just after 6:30 a.m. after a vehicle heading south on the highway rear-ended another vehicle, pushing it into the centre concrete median. This collision then pushed that piece of the median into a north bound lane, where a vehicle heading in that direction struck it.

“Three people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries,” said Fast.

The highway closed for a time while crews removed the vehicles and restored the concrete median, she said.


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