Man sent to hospital in critical condition in Crofton motorcycle incident

Motorcycle accident closes Osborne Bay Road

A man is hospital in critical condition following a motorcycle crash near Crofton Tuesday.

Osborne Bay Road was closed for a few hours late Tuesday afternoon following the single-vehicle incident.

“The driver sustained injuries and was airlifted to Victoria General Hospital in critical but stable condition,” reported North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP Const. Amron Christensen.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection with Herd Road. Numerous police and emergency vehicles were on the scene.

Drivers were forced to take long detours in both directions with Osborne Bay Road blocked.

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