Sooke Road closed in Colwood

An uprooted tree disrupting traffic and transit on the West Shore

A tree has uprooted itself and is now perched precariously on utility lines on Sooke Road just before the Veterans Memorial Parkway intersection.

Emergency crews are on scene assessing the damage.

Sooke Road is closed between Veterans Memorial Parkway and Metchosin Road causing some traffic and transit disruptions.

Crews do not have an estimated time of reopening.