The Malahat is now open.
Following is the RCMP report on the matter, and after that is a tweet from CTV News Vancouver Island.
RCMP confirm fatal crash on Malahat
West Shore, Traffic Services
2015-11-18 08:17 PST
File # 2015-17025[sam id=”15″ codes=”true”]West Shore RCMP is currently investigating a 3 vehicle collision in the 4200 block of Trans Canada Hwy in Malahat which claimed the life of one motorist.
The road is closed in both directions and there is no detour available at this time. RCMP South Island Traffic Services and a traffic analyst have been called to assist.
The road is expected to be closed for a minimum of 5 hours at this time to allow a thorough and methodical investigation.
No further information available at this time and updates will be provided as they come.
Anyone with information on this crash is urged to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.
Cst. Alex Bérubé
Media Relations Officer
West Shore RCMP
698 Atkins Avenue, Victoria, BC V9B 3A4
Here is a tweet from CTV News Vancouver Island
— CTV News VI (@CTVNewsVI) November 18, 2015