The accident took place not far from the intersection at the entrance to Lake Cowichan. (Submitted)

Two vehicles crash near Lake Cowichan highway entrance

Little information is available yet, but nearby residents heard a crash and saw smoke

A crash near the intersection of Highway 18 and Youbou Road stopped traffic into Lake Cowichan Thursday morning, Aug. 9.

By noon, Cpl. Tammy Douglas, district advisory NCO for the Island’s RCMP, said her Lake Cowichan colleagues were “still on scene, so there is no information on the file yet.”

Nearby residents say they heard a crash, saw smoke and called 9-1-1 right away.

More information as it becomes available.

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