Veterans Memorial Parkway is closed between Cairndale and Latoria roads. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Veterans Memorial Parkway reopens after crash causes gasoline leak

Two separate crashes involving three vehicles causes road closure

Veterans Memorial Parkway has reopened after two separate crashes closed the road between Cairndale and Latoria roads in Colwood.

Assistant Cheif Greg Chow, Colwood Fire Rescue, said a car hit another vehicle near Allandale Road. The car then continued on Veterans Memorial Parkway towards Latoria Road, striking a van which began leaking gasoline.

Crews had to remove the leaking fuel from the van and clear it from the road surface before it could be towed.

The driver of the car and the driver of the van were transported to hospital. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

Crews closed the road for more than three hours and Chow thanked the public for their understanding.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Two people sent to hospital in View Royal crash

Crash on Island Highway near Six Mile Road snarled the evening commute

Physician assistants say they can help B.C. health care woes

Reducing wait times, improving doctor efficiency is the goal

VIDEO: Victoria writer and filmmaker turns her mental illness into mental strength

Mental illness robs Victoria woman of happiness from age 10

Sewage leak closes sterilizing room at Victoria General Hospital

Royal Jubilee equipment sharing means no VGH surgeries cancelled

Thieves target Sooke school’s emergency supplies

Journey middle school victims for a second time

Legal pot price must be ‘competitive’ with black market: Blair

Bill Blair shared final words on journey to legalization ahead of official day Wednesday

Advance voting begins Oct. 10 in Greater Victoria

The polls open at 8 a.m. for the 2018 municipal election with the general election taking place Oct. 20

Find your future at Black Press career fair in Victoria

More than 70 booths expected at Bay Street Armoury on Oct. 25

Boeser tallies in OT as Canucks beat Penguins 3-2

Vancouver wins without star rookie Pettersson

Mayor of Kamloops says ‘history has been made’ with vote on B.C.’s lone pot shop

The store to be run by the province in B.C.’s Interior is opening Wednesday as pot sales become legal across Canada

New bus route to ‘replace’ Greyhound along Trans-Canada Highway

Rider Express Transportation says they will soon begin a bus service from Winnipeg to Vancouver

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

Government says imprisoned Canadian terror suspects must face consequences

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale showed little sympathy Tuesday for such individuals who now want to return to Canada

How rules for inmate segregation in Canada will change under Bill C-83

Federal government proposing changes to rules around inmates in federal correctional institutions

Most Read