Oak Bay crews are spending their Sunday afternoon freeing this cube van from a tree it struck near the corner of Mountjoy Avenue and Beach Drive. Officials did not report any injuries or downed power-lines. (Wolf Depner/News Staff).

Cube van remains lodged against tree in Oak Bay

Officials have reported neither injuries nor downed power-lines during on-going incident

Oak Bay crews are currently extracting a cube truck from a tree.

The top of the vehicle’s cube collided with a large overhanging branch late Sunday morning as the vehicle was navigating its way down Mountjoy Avenue, a narrow sidestreet off Beach Drive.

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The collision neither caused any injuries, nor did it cut any powerlines, according to officials on scene.

Crews with Oak Bay parks and recreation have since arrived on scene to separate the vehicle.

A vehicle collision in Saanich had knocked out power for thousands Thursday into Friday.

Updates to follow.


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