A single-vehicle rollover crash closed a portion of Admirals Road in View Royal Tuesday night. (Courtesy of View Royal Fire Rescue)

Single-vehicle crash closes stretch of Admirals Road

Cause of View Royal crash still under investigation

A single-vehicle rollover crash closed Admirals Road between Colville and Craigflower roads late Tuesday night.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the 1100-block of Admirals Road and the road reopened around 11:30 p.m.

View Royal fire crews and police were called to the scene.

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According to a witness two people were extracted from the vehicle and transported to hospital.

View Royal Fire Chief Paul Hurst confirmed two people were trapped in the vehicle and it took approximately 20 minutes to stabilize and extract both occupants.

Both were transferred to the care of B.C. Ambulance paramedics for treatment, at this time the extent of their injuries is unknown.

According to Hurst, the vehicle left the road, striking the curb and crashed through the guard rail.

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