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Emergency crews on scene on Nanaimo’s Finlayson Street, where a cyclist was run over by a runaway pickup truck. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Pickup with no driver at the wheel runs over cyclist in Nanaimo

Man transported to hospital with unknown injuries

 

(Tammy Milne photo via Facebook)

Emergency crews respond to semi-truck rollover near Parksville weigh scale

Incident resulted in minor hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) spill

 

The aftermath of the deadly motor vehicle incident at the Coal Harbour turnoff. (Submitted photo)

Man dead after small car t-boned by truck in Port Hardy

69-year-old male dies after car crash at Port Hardy intersection

 

(Warren Boyer photo)

3-vehicle highway crash in Whiskey Creek sends several people to hospital

RCMP: injuries considered non-life-threatening

(Warren Boyer photo)
(Dashwood Fire Department photo via Twitter)

46-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck at night by vehicle in Dashwood

RCMP: Charges not anticipated in Oct. 15 incident

(Dashwood Fire Department photo via Twitter)
On Aug. 6, 2022, BC Highway Patrol Chilliwack responded to a two-vehicle collision near Othello Road on the Coquihalla Highway involving a transport truck and a $600,000 McLaren sports car. (RCMP handout photo)

$600K McLaren damaged after truck driver fails to check mirrors on B.C. highway: police

A truck driver’s failure to check blind spots results in $100, 000 in damages to a McLaren sports car

On Aug. 6, 2022, BC Highway Patrol Chilliwack responded to a two-vehicle collision near Othello Road on the Coquihalla Highway involving a transport truck and a $600,000 McLaren sports car. (RCMP handout photo)
Commercial vehicles carrying or towing large equipment are striking overpasses around the province. Pictured is 152 Street overpass in South Surrey that was struck by a semi truck towing a trailer in December 2017, causing it to close for three months. (Peace Arch News file photo)

B.C. Truckers fight for transparency and access to information amid truck-bridge strikes

‘We need to have a presumption of disclosure’ says BC Truckers Association president

Commercial vehicles carrying or towing large equipment are striking overpasses around the province. Pictured is 152 Street overpass in South Surrey that was struck by a semi truck towing a trailer in December 2017, causing it to close for three months. (Peace Arch News file photo)
Katie Potts lost her right leg and most of her right hand in the 2021 accident. (Special to The News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland woman credits Salmon Arm couple with saving her life

Katie Potts was a passenger in a car that veered off the Coquihalla in 2021

Katie Potts lost her right leg and most of her right hand in the 2021 accident. (Special to The News)
Quadra Island RCMP responded to a car crash on Cortes Island on June 21. File photo

One person dies in Cortes Island car crash

Passenger taken to hospital, in stable condition after June 21 incident

Quadra Island RCMP responded to a car crash on Cortes Island on June 21. File photo
(File photo)

Minor injuries reported after collision on Island Highway south of Parksville

RCMP attended scene at Highway 19 and Northwest Bay Road

(File photo)
A 28-year-woman died on the scene of a motor vehicle incident in Merville Wednesday afternoon (May 11). File photo.

Comox Valley woman dead as crash closes Highway 19A north of Courtenay for hours

A 28-year-woman died on the scene in Merville Wednesday afternoon

  • May 12, 2022
A 28-year-woman died on the scene of a motor vehicle incident in Merville Wednesday afternoon (May 11). File photo.
Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland train-truck crash kills one

Emergency crews expected on scene in Maple Ridge much of the night investigating fatal accident

Police, firefighters, and paramedics were all on scene of a reported fatal crash involving a train, a semi, and an SUV on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022. (Shane MacKichan/Special to the News)
Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Gift from God’: Fernie-born arm-wrestling pro makes comeback after life-altering injury

Clayton Faulconer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in Vancouver

Clayton Faulconer is an arm-wrestling pro who was born and raised in Fernie. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
RCMP, Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department and BC Ambulance were on scene at a vehicle incident along Highway 19 near Hillview Road on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)

RCMP: No injuries reported as vehicle goes off the road along Nanoose Bay flats

Police say speed, alcohol not factors in the incident

RCMP, Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department and BC Ambulance were on scene at a vehicle incident along Highway 19 near Hillview Road on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)
An electronic road sign along Highway 19 near the Nanoose Bay warning drivers of potholes ahead, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Highway 19 potholes between Parksville and Lantzville a nightmare for many Island drivers

Despite constant repairs to road, hundreds left to deal with damaged vehicles

An electronic road sign along Highway 19 near the Nanoose Bay warning drivers of potholes ahead, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Police arrest a man on Ryan Road in Courtenay on Thursday morning. He is suspected to be involved in a series of road rage incidents, as well as an egging of a Campbell River store. Bev Dempsey-Orr photo

Suspect in store-egging and minivan axe-hacking arrested outside Island gas station

Police are saying recent Comox Valley axe attacks on cars may be connected to Campbell River egging

Police arrest a man on Ryan Road in Courtenay on Thursday morning. He is suspected to be involved in a series of road rage incidents, as well as an egging of a Campbell River store. Bev Dempsey-Orr photo
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file 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)
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)
An alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)

Man sleeping in alley near parkade dies after being run over in Vancouver

The motorist who ran the 39-year-old over was attempting to enter the underground parking lot

An alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C. (Google Maps)
A head-on collision sent two drivers to hospital on Friday night. (Special to The News)

Witness sees head-on in Maple Ridge, stops to help victims

Two people taken to hospital in stable condition

A head-on collision sent two drivers to hospital on Friday night. (Special to The News)
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