A senior had to be airlifted to a Victoria hospital after being involved in a car crash near the Nanaimo Airport early Monday morning.
The two-vehicle collision occured just before 7 a.m. on the Island highway.
An 85-year-old woman sustained undetermined injuries, according to a Ladysmith RCMP press release.
Mounties are continuing to investigate the crash with the assistance of a traffic analyst and reconstructionist.
Northbound traffic was impacted by the crash that morning and the highway wasn’t fully reopened to traffic until 10 a.m.
Any witnesses to the crash who have not already spoken to police are asked to contact the Ladysmith RCMP at 250-245-2215.