Firefighters look on as a tow truck operator works to disentangle a grey SUV from a blue vehicle after the two cars were involved in a crash at the intersection of Alberni Highway and Jensen Avenue West on Friday, Dec. 15. — Adam Kveton Photo

Downtown Parksville collision disrupts traffic

One woman treated for minor injuries after Friday afternoon incident

One person was checked for minor injuries after a two-car collision occurred near the Parksville Fire Department hall on Friday, Dec. 15.

Shortly before 2 p.m., Parksville volunteer firefighters were notified of the crash.

At the scene, a blue car was pointed north on the Alberni Highway while a grey SUV was pointed west on Jensen Avenue West. They had collided in the middle of the intersection, with a front corner of each car showing damage.

Firefighters were directing traffic, with the northbound lane of Alberni Highway closed, and vehicles alternating through the intersection as tow truck drivers arrived.

Oceanside RCMP Const. Dean Oliver was on scene, and said preliminary interviews into the collision were a case of he-said, she-said. But Oliver noted that “somebody ran a red light.” He said one woman was being checked out for possible minor injuries.

The scene was cleaned up and normal traffic flows were restored before 3 p.m.

Just Posted

Travel back to the Middle Ages at Errington Medieval Faire

Heartwood Home Learners will transform hall on May 4

Stuck in the muck in a stolen truck

Oceanside RCMP nab suspect after call from Errington logging contractor

Oceanside RCMP: ‘Steal from cars, go behind bars’

Man in custody after pair of vehicles broken into in French Creek; officer breaks ankle during arrest

Large ‘problematic’ tree removed from Qualicum Beach golf course

Lombardy Poplar tree taken down by town, member upset

SD69 students set new mark at Skills BC event

Three elementary schools reach medal podium

VIDEO: Killer whales hunt for seals in Vancouver harbour

Bigg’s killer whales feed on marine mammals like seals, sea lions, dolphins and even other whales

B.C.’s waving granny gets incredible send-off from school kids

Tinney Davidson has been waving at students on their way to school for over 11 years, but is moving in a month

Struggling B.C. adoption agency elects new board that intends to keep it open

The previous board announced that Choices would close May 31

Island-born Snowbirds pilot enjoying homecoming in skies over Comox

Logan Reid once stood clinging onto the fence outside the Comox Air… Continue reading

Attack on student in Courtenay ‘way more than bullying’, says mom

A Comox Valley mother said “it was way more than bullying” at… Continue reading

Vancouver man, 19, charged in human trafficking case involving teen girl

The 16-year-old girl was reported missing and later discovered in Vancouver

Blaine, Wash. inn owner, charged with smuggling people into B.C., granted bail

Robert Joseph Boule ordered to turn away anyone indicating a plan to enter Canada illegally

Most Read