Police search for a white Honda after an accident closed the northbound Sea to Sky Highway near Lions Bay
Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a white Honda vehicle with a damaged and partially missing rear bumper after a serious crash halted northbound traffic on the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Highway 99) near Lions Bay.
In a tweet, Squamish RCMP warned people not to approach the wanted vehicle.
« If you see him, please call the police and stay away, » it read.
British Columbia Emergency Health Services said it was called at 11:17 a.m. Tuesday morning to a single-vehicle incident involving a motorcycle on Highway 99 in Lions Bay. Two ambulances responded, but no one was taken to hospital.
All northbound lanes are closed at the crash site between Lions Bay Avenue and Brunswick Beach Road. Southbound lanes remain open.
ROAD ALERT: #BCHighway99 closed NB to Lionsbay due to major vehicle incident. Expect the closing to be long. Upcoming updates as received. SB open.@MountainFMradio @squamishchief @SeatoSkyHighway @AM730Traffic @DriveBC @CityNewsTraffic @SqReporter < a href="https://twitter.com/WestVanPolice?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@WestVanPolice
DriveBC puts the estimated reopening time at 6:00 p.m. PT.
Squamish RCMP said the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team (ICARS) was on scene.
Highway 99 is the main route between Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler.