Traffic

Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)

Neighbours corral suspected impaired driver after crash in south Nanaimo

Car went off road, hit pickup truck and retaining wall before striking house on weekend

Neighbours corraled a suspected impaired driver of car that crashed into the front of a home after it hit a parked truck and retaining wall on the weekend. (File photo)
Traffic is being detoured on Highway 18 after a crash Thursday, June 25. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATED: Traffic detoured after crash on Cowichan’s Hwy. 18

Traffic is being detoured from Highway 18 onto Cowichan Lake Road following…

Traffic is being detoured on Highway 18 after a crash Thursday, June 25. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)
A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)
Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)

Two-hour waits for yard waste drop-off in Saanich not a police matter

First hour after opening is busiest, two hour waits expected, District spokesperson says

Garden waste drop off at the Saanich Parks and Public Works yard has been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (District of Saanich/Twitter)
Police are warning drivers to be aware of branches from trees during high winds after several incidents in the Chemainus area April 25. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Wind-related car accidents prompt RCMP warning

Vancouver Island police remind drivers to take extra care in stormy weather

Police are warning drivers to be aware of branches from trees during high winds after several incidents in the Chemainus area April 25. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
Traffic will be reduced to single lane in both directions on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 28. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Victoria Fire Department is investigating an explosion that caused a window to blow out and damaged the structural frame of an apartment building on Douglas Street. (Randi Battersby/Black Press Media)

Victoria Fire Department investigating explosion at supportive housing complex

The explosion blew out a window and caused damage to the frame of the building

The Victoria Fire Department is investigating an explosion that caused a window to blow out and damaged the structural frame of an apartment building on Douglas Street. (Randi Battersby/Black Press Media)
A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)

One dead in multi-vehicle collision involving logging truck on northern B.C. highway

DriveBC says highway expected to remain closed until 8 p.m.

A “serious collision” has shut down Highway 97 in both directions just south of Prince George. (Observer File Photo)
West Shore RCMP is reminding drivers to stay vigilant for pedestrians at intersections and crosswalks after two incidents in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)

RCMP reminds drivers to watch for pedestrians following two incidents

Officials seek dashcam footage after pedestrian pinned under vehicle in Langford

West Shore RCMP is reminding drivers to stay vigilant for pedestrians at intersections and crosswalks after two incidents in the past week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Planned 24-hour closure looms for Tofino-Ucluelet highway

Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after 24-hour closure

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours this weekend to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

UPDATED: Tofino-Ucluelet highway reopens after 24-hour closure

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down from 11 a.m. Feb. 22 to at 11 a.m. Feb. 23.

Hwy. 4 at Kennedy Hill will be shut down for 24 hours this weekend to allow crews to remove a bridge installed after a blasting mishap caused a rockslide on Jan. 23. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Coombs mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)

Truck driver charged in Alberta highway crash that killed 11-year-old boy

Truck allegedly slammed into back of family’s SUV that was stopped on highway due to construction

Oyen, Alberta. (Google Maps)
One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)

Two women struck by vehicle at Nanaimo intersection

One woman taken to hospital with possible broken bones

One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)
VIDEO: Driver tries to cross B.C. bridge with only three working wheels
VIDEO: Driver tries to cross B.C. bridge with only three working wheels
A ram escaped from a farm in Brentwood Bay on Sunday, slowing traffic on Benvenuto Avenue, but was captured by a local and returned home. (Tristan Chamings)

Escaped ram butts heads with Brentwood Bay traffic

The ram was captured and returned home by local farmer, police

  • Nov 25, 2019
A ram escaped from a farm in Brentwood Bay on Sunday, slowing traffic on Benvenuto Avenue, but was captured by a local and returned home. (Tristan Chamings)
Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)

Victoria police pilot e-tickets for its traffic division

Digitized tickets can now be paid for online

Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)
Racers took off at the 2018 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon. (Victoria Marathon photo)

Sunday road closures planned for 40th Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Many downtown roads closed between Saturday night and Sunday afternoon

Racers took off at the 2018 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon. (Victoria Marathon photo)
First responders on site investigating an auto incident. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Vancouver Island police happy they can sweep minor auto accidents to side of the road

Police can now avoid paperwork, make getting traffic going the priority in minor crashes

First responders on site investigating an auto incident. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)