A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat caused traffic delays on Saturday afternoon. (Google Maps)

UPDATED: Motorcycle crash on Malahat leaves two people with life-threatening injuries

Malahat reopened shortly before 7 p.m.

The Malahat reopened shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday after a motorcycle crash that left two people with life-threatening injuries.

On June 13 shortly before 3 p.m. a motorcycle in the north bound lane collided with the median near near Okotoks Drive, according to West Shore RCMP.

Both the driver of the motorcycle and the passenger sustained life-threatening injuries.

RCMP traffic reconstructionist was called leaving the northbound lane was closed for about four hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

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