Shawnigan Lake RCMP are looking for witnesses to an accident that happened Thursday morning just before 8A.M. on the Malahat, just north of the Split Rock view point.
According to police, it appears a Mazda pickup truck lost control, crossing into oncoming traffic, where it was hit by a northbound Chevy pickup truck.
The driver of the Mazda is in hospital in critical condition.
The person in the Chevy was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Anyone with any information is asked to call South Island Traffic Services.