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

CRIME: Thefts of vehicles, TVs, $300 in meat in Parksville QB area

Pair of prawn traps also stolen from Nanoose Bay

Qualicum Beach gaming company awarded virtual reality game of the year

Cloudhead Games lauded as it teases new project with ‘industry giant’

Parksville martial arts student earns first international gold

Training pays off for Cascadia Martial Arts pupil Gucela

Single-use retail plastic bags to be banned in Parksville March 1

Over the next few months, the city will undertake public education outreach

Retail pot business interest in Parksville

City gets two referrals for licences; QB expected to have first cannabis store soon

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

B.C. passenger caught smoking weed in a car issued $230 fine

Saanich police did a field sobriety test on the driver and deemed it safe for him to drive

Payette invites critics to ‘come and spend a few days’ with her

Governor General Julie Payette made her first official to B.C. back in March

More pot stores expected in B.C. in coming ‘weeks and months’: attorney general

Attorney General David Eby and Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth visited the new BC Cannabis Store in the province’s Interior

Telus launches charitable foundation to help vulnerable youth

The Telus Friendly Future Foundation complements other social initiatives by the company, including Mobility for Good

Police say suspicious death of B.C. artist ruled a homicide

Patrick Zube Aylward’s body was found in a residence on a rural road outside of Seton Portage, west of Lillooet, B.C.

Temporary roads being built in areas affected by landslide in northern B.C.

Emergency Management BC news release says Disaster Financial Assistance is available to eligible residents of the Peace River Regional District who may have been affected by the landslides

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

Jackpot carried over; B.C. tickets share Max Millions prizes

Most Read