A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Collision leaves vehicle on its roof outside Parksville Heritage Centre

One person taken to hospital in Nanaimo

Traffic was reduced to a single lane in both directions after a motor vehicle incident on Monday morning (June 28) near the Parksville Heritage Centre.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., BC Ambulance, Parksville Fire Department (PFD) and RCMP personnel attended the crash along the Island Highway.

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Assistant fire chief Steven Liedl, with the PFD, said the two-vehicle collision caused one to roll over onto its roof.

A man from Nanoose Bay in the vehicle that rolled over was transported by ambulance to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital for examination, while the driver of the other vehicle did not sustain any injuries.

According to Sgt. Stephen Rose with the Oceanside RMCP, the cause of the collision is currently under investigation.

mandy.moraes@pqbnews.com

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