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ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drivers urged to slow down as summer travel increases speed-related injuries, deaths

Speed contributes to 141 injuries and deaths during each summer month in B.C.

ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)

Class-action lawsuit against ICBC over underpaying accident victims gets green light

March 2020 lawsuit alleges B.C. government diverted hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars

Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)
This car crashed into a Victoria apartment suite on Feb. 5. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

B.C. resident makes narrow escape as car plows through apartment living room wall

Neither the suite’s occupant nor the driver were injured in the Victoria crash

This car crashed into a Victoria apartment suite on Feb. 5. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Leila Bui was sent into an unreponsive state when Tenessa Nikirk struck her in a Saanich crosswalk. On Jan. 25, Nikirk’s appeal against her conviction was dismissed. (Black Press Media file photo)

Appeal by Island driver who struck Leila Bui in crosswalk dismissed

Tenessa Nikirk may appeal 2 year prison sentence for dangerous driving causing bodily harm

Leila Bui was sent into an unreponsive state when Tenessa Nikirk struck her in a Saanich crosswalk. On Jan. 25, Nikirk’s appeal against her conviction was dismissed. (Black Press Media file photo)
A school bus and an SUV collided at the intersection of Cedar and Fielding roads on Monday afternoon, Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

No one hurt as school bus and SUV crash on Cedar Road in Nanaimo

Two students were on the bus, but no one was hurt in the incident, say crews on scene

A school bus and an SUV collided at the intersection of Cedar and Fielding roads on Monday afternoon, Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Vancouver Island hockey community in mourning after junior player dies in crash

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
On Dec. 26, 2021, Tracy Smith’s 1995 Mustang hit ice on Schubert Drive in Kamloops, careening between two trees and over the embankment sideways, avoiding a rollover and ending up nose-first in the river, its rear wheels on an iced-over portion of the waterway. (Tracy Smith photo)

Passerby rescues driver in Kamloops after vehicle lands in icy river

Car spins over embankment into frigid North Thompson River

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On Dec. 26, 2021, Tracy Smith’s 1995 Mustang hit ice on Schubert Drive in Kamloops, careening between two trees and over the embankment sideways, avoiding a rollover and ending up nose-first in the river, its rear wheels on an iced-over portion of the waterway. (Tracy Smith photo)
Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)

VIDEO: Man with driving ban faces charges in spectacular Peachland crash

Driver fled on foot after crashing stolen SUV into a rock face on Highway 97

Brendan Miller’s dashcam caught an SUV driving over the centre lane, overtaking vehicles before losing control and slamming into the rocks on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. (Brendan Miller video)
Rick Corden stands next to the new pole on Gibbins Road in front of his house that replaced one that was sheared off by a car in June. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Long-running ICBC claim over collateral damage to his house frustrates Cowichan man

Rick Corden waiting for settlement since June after car hit power pole, blowing out his electrical

Rick Corden stands next to the new pole on Gibbins Road in front of his house that replaced one that was sheared off by a car in June. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
A bus and truck crash near McBride, B.C., killed one person and injured 12 others. (Google Maps)

1 dead, 12 injured in fiery crash between bus and truck near McBride, B.C.

The RCMP say one person is dead and 12 others injured after…

A bus and truck crash near McBride, B.C., killed one person and injured 12 others. (Google Maps)
Emergency crews worked to pull a vehicle from under the Shawnigan Creek bridge where it went off the Trans-Canada Highway early Oct. 25. (Courtesy Mill Bay Fire Rescue)

Vehicle goes off bridge on Highway 1 in Mill Bay

Southbound lanes on Trans-Canada Highway closed until 11 a.m.

Emergency crews worked to pull a vehicle from under the Shawnigan Creek bridge where it went off the Trans-Canada Highway early Oct. 25. (Courtesy Mill Bay Fire Rescue)
Victoria police suspect a driver was impaired by drugs when they crashed into the Bay Centre Marble Slab Sunday night. (Courtesy VicPD)

VIDEO: Suspected drug-impaired driver crashes into Victoria ice cream shop

Driver crashes into Bay Centre Marble Slab, reverses, and comes back again

Victoria police suspect a driver was impaired by drugs when they crashed into the Bay Centre Marble Slab Sunday night. (Courtesy VicPD)
Back up of traffic along Highway 97 following crash (Dave Ogilvie photo)

Driver in fatal crash near Kelowna suspected drunk, distracted, seatbeltless

Police say driver in his 40s died as a result of single-vehicle crash near Drought Road

Back up of traffic along Highway 97 following crash (Dave Ogilvie photo)
A northbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway has been closed due to a crash at Kilmalu Road. (Screenshot)
A northbound lane on the Trans-Canada Highway has been closed due to a crash at Kilmalu Road. (Screenshot)
One of the commercial trucks that sustained significant damage when it collided with another commercial truck along Koen Road in Whiskey Creek on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. (Submitted photo)

RCMP: Truck driver taken to hospital following collision in Whiskey Creek

Police say crash involved two commercial trucks, investigation ongoing

One of the commercial trucks that sustained significant damage when it collided with another commercial truck along Koen Road in Whiskey Creek on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. (Submitted photo)
A serious car crash closed a section of Sooke Road at Woodlands Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATE: 7-year-old killed in Sept. 7 Sooke crash that hospitalized 4 others

Car collided with a tree near intersection of Sooke and Woodlands roads early Tuesday morning

A serious car crash closed a section of Sooke Road at Woodlands Road early Tuesday morning. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP were on scene of a two-vehicle accident on old Island Highway and Oliver Road the night of Sept. 6. (News Bulletin file)

Man allegedly under the influence of cannabis crashes on the highway in north Nanaimo

Incident took place at the old Island Highway-Oliver Road intersection Monday, Sept. 6

Nanaimo RCMP were on scene of a two-vehicle accident on old Island Highway and Oliver Road the night of Sept. 6. (News Bulletin file)
Victoria police are asking for witnesses of a Sept. 3 collision between a dump truck and a woman on a mobility scooter to come forward. (Black Press Media file photo)

Woman on mobility scooter pinned under dump truck in Victoria

Woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries; witnesses sought

Victoria police are asking for witnesses of a Sept. 3 collision between a dump truck and a woman on a mobility scooter to come forward. (Black Press Media file photo)
A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo earlier this afternoon. (Drive B.C. image)

No one hurt as camper tips over and blocks highway lanes at Nanoose Bay

Northbound lanes backed up to Nanaimo after 1:30 p.m. incident at Highway 19 and Northwest Bay Road

A camper tipped over on the Island Highway near Northwest Bay Road, causing northbound traffic to back up to Nanaimo earlier this afternoon. (Drive B.C. image)
A pickup and a semi truck collided just north of Nanaimo near the old Island Highway-Nanaimo Parkway intersection. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Semi truck and pickup crash on the highway just north of Nanaimo

No injuries reported after collision at old Island Highway and Nanaimo Parkway

A pickup and a semi truck collided just north of Nanaimo near the old Island Highway-Nanaimo Parkway intersection. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
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