Two ambulances and a medevac helicopter are on scene at Taylor River Flats rest area on Highway 4 due to a serious motor vehicle incident. (PHOTO COURTESY MAGGIE BROWN)

Two ambulances and a medevac helicopter are on scene at Taylor River Flats rest area on Highway 4 due to a serious motor vehicle incident. (PHOTO COURTESY MAGGIE BROWN)

Highway 4 reopens after accident at Taylor River Flats

Multi-vehicle crash had closed highway to west coast

Highway 4 has reopened following a multi-vehicle crash near the Taylor River Flats rest area.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. and drew emergency crews from Port Alberni Fire Department, RCMP, two ground ambulances and an air ambulance.

The incident involved two vehicles: a car and a pickup truck. One of the vehicles left the roadway and was recovered down an embankment, according to a person in the area.

Drivers travelling between Port Alberni and the west coast communities of Ucluelet and Tofino should check DriveBC.com for updates.

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