Nanoose Bay woman in critical condition after crash on Tuesday

The investigation is ongoing, the RCMP release stated. No charges have been considered at this point; alcohol was not deemed to be a factor

A 64-year-old Nanoose Bay woman remained in critical condition late Wednesday night after her car collided with a semi tractor-trailer on Summerset Road in Nanoose Bay.

RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service were called at 5:45 p.m.

Oct. 18 following reports of a two-vehicle collision, Oceanside RCMP stated in a media release.

A woman driving a 2004 Mazda had collided with an oncoming tractor-trailer driven by a 60-year-old Nanoose Bay man and suffered “very serious” injuries. She was transported by Air Ambulance to Victoria General Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, RCMP said.

The driver of the tractor trailer had no injuries and was able to drive his commercial vehicle home after the RCMP Collision Analyst cleared the scene. The Mazda was destroyed in the collision.

The investigation is ongoing, the RCMP release stated. No charges have been considered at this point and alcohol was not deemed to be a factor.

— NEWS Staff/Oceanside RCMP news release