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  • Aug. 11, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Failure to stop results in collisions

A three-vehicle MVI near Sooke Road and Church Road snarled traffic and caused delays on Monday, Aug. 10.

According to first responders on site, the driver of a mini-van failed to stop on time near the lights, colliding into another vehicle in front of it, causing a motorcycle to slam into its rear-end as well.

The rider of the motorcycle was treated for minor chest injuries, though no other injuries were reported for the other drivers.

 

Planned power outage

 

BC Hydro will be making electrical system improvements in our area. To ensure the safety of work crews, it will be necessary to interrupt electrical service for approximately 6 hours.

Where: Port Renfrew, Shirley, Jordan River and a portion of Otter Point (west of and including Blackfish rd)

Outage Start Date/ Time: Thursday, August 13, 11 p.m.

Outage End Date / Time: Friday, August 14, 5 a.m.

Duration: 6 hours

To prepare for this interruption and protect your equipment from damage, please turn off all lights, electrical heaters and major appliances and unplug all electronics.

We are sorry for the inconvenience. We will restore power as soon as we can.

For the most up-to date status of your planned outage visit bchydro.com/outages or call 1 888 POWERON (1 888 769 3766) for more information.

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