An RCMP cruiser is seen in this file photo.

The Trans-Canada Highway was closed in both directions Tuesday morning after a serious crash near Ladysmith.

The collision happened at the intersection of the highway and Grouhel Road, north of Ladysmith.

Traffic was being diverted via Rocky Creek Road.

Before noon, the transportation ministry reported that traffic was moving again through the area but warned drivers to expect significant delays as the congestion cleared.