Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Exit 11 came to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road. (Courtesy of Elyza Hartnell)

Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway at Exit 11 came to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road. (Courtesy of Elyza Hartnell)

Dump truck in ditch halts Pat Bay Highway evening traffic

Incident was cleared shortly after 5 p.m.

Northbound traffic along the Pat Bay Highway ground to a halt Tuesday evening after a dump truck went off the road.

Shortly after 4 p.m., drivers nearing Exit 11 to Royal Oak reported seeing emergency vehicles in the median where a dump truck had cruised off the highway. DriveBC reported that northbound lanes were closed and drivers were being directed to take the Exit 11 off ramp instead.

By 5:15 p.m., DriveBC informed people that the incident was cleared and the highway open.

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