One-car MVA affects traffic on Pacific Rim Highway

Traffic is backed up on Pacific Rim Highway towards Tseshaht Market after a car rolled into the ditch near Wattys Road.

Emergency crews load the lone occupant of a vehicle onto a gurney after a one-car accident on Pacific Rim Highway near Wattys Road.

Emergency crews load the lone occupant of a vehicle onto a gurney after a one-car accident on Pacific Rim Highway near Wattys Road.

A man has been taken to West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni by ambulance after rolling his car into a ditch along Pacific Rim Highway west of the city, Wednesday afternoon (April 18). He was the lone occupant in the vehicle.

The accident stopped traffic on the narrow, winding two-lane highway for about half an hour as emergency crews attended to the man. He was conscious but put into a C-spine collar and assisted onto a gurney as a precaution.

No more details are available at this time.