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Driver and dog injured in Nanoose Bay single-vehicle crash

RCMP: Injuries to occupant and pooch both non-life-threatening
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A driver was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a single-vehicle crash in Nanoose Bay on April 15.

Oceanside RCMP and BC EHS responded to the incident near the intersection of Highway 19 at Northwest Bay Logging Road at approximately 4:10 p.m., according to Sgt. Shane Worth of the Oceanside RCMP.

The driver’s dog was taken to a veterinary clinic, also with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

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When RCMP arrived, the pickup truck was located in the southbound ditch facing northbound with extensive front end damage, Worth said.

“The cause of the crash is still under investigation,” Worth added. “However impairment is not considered to be a contributing factor.”

— NEWS Staff