Emergency health services treated a person after they were in the intersection of Fort and Douglas Streets on June 17, according to VicPD. (Evert Lindquist/ News Staff)

Emergency health services treated a person after they were in the intersection of Fort and Douglas Streets on June 17, according to VicPD. (Evert Lindquist/ News Staff)

Victoria intersection traffic returns to normal after roadway blocked by person

Police said a person in a motorized wheelchair was in the intersection at Fort, Douglas Streets

The intersection at Fort and Douglas Streets has fully reopened after a Victoria police said a person in a motorized wheelchair was blocking traffic around 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Victoria police said they were able to direct traffic while negotiating an end to the incident as the person was moved from the roadway. The person was also assessed by emergency health services at the scene.

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday, BC Transit said the protest caused detours for northbound buses and riders could expect extra travel time. The buses returned to their regular schedule around 4:20 p.m.

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