The highway near Little Qualicum Falls has claimed another vehicle.
Oceanside RCMP Sergeant Darrell Robertson reported Monday that a 29-year-old Comox man lost control of his eastbound Volkswagen Jetta on Highway 4 near the falls just after midnight Monday morning because of slippery conditions.
The vehicle slammed into a power pole, resulting in serious injuries to the man and significant damage to his vehicle.
The driver was air lifted to the Victoria General Hospital Intensive Care Unit with undetermined injuries.
Robertson said there were no passengers in the car. The cause of the collision is under investigation.
— News Staff