Traffic backed up on the Island Highway at the rest stop in Nanoose Bay. (Drive B.C. photo)

Traffic backed up on the Island Highway at the rest stop in Nanoose Bay. (Drive B.C. photo)

Air ambulance called to serious crash on the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay

Nanoose fire department says traffic is stopped to set up a helicopter landing zone

UPDATE: The incident has now been cleared and traffic is flowing in both directions.

PREVIOUSLY POSTED: An air ambulance has been called out to a serious crash on the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay, stopping traffic in both directions.

Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department posted on social media that a motor vehicle incident on the Nanoose Flats has stopped all highway traffic to set up a helicopter landing zone.

Drive B.C. posted on social media about “reports of a brief closure in Nanoose Bay for emergency crews,” and advised drivers to expect delays in the area.

More to come.

READ ALSO: Crash south of Nanoose Bay brings traffic to a standstill



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