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A lamp post in a parking lot on Dickinson Road crashed onto his truck the afternoon of Aug. 14. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Garbage truck knocks down lamp post onto pickup in north Nanaimo

Emergency crews respond to Dickinson Crossing plaza mall Friday afternoon

A lamp post in a parking lot on Dickinson Road crashed onto his truck the afternoon of Aug. 14. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
(Black Press Media files)

Alleged impaired driver sparks small wildfire near Lytton after crash: B.C. RCMP

Good Samaritans prevented the blaze from getting out of control

(Black Press Media files)
A car caught fire after a crash in front of Rock City Plaza on the old Island Highway on Wednesday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Car catches fire after crash along old Island Highway in Nanaimo

Accident happened at 1 p.m. Wednesday at access to Rock City Plaza

A car caught fire after a crash in front of Rock City Plaza on the old Island Highway on Wednesday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Ashcroft RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision on Highway 1 near Basque Road, south of Ashcroft, BC. (Contributed)
Ashcroft RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision on Highway 1 near Basque Road, south of Ashcroft, BC. (Contributed)
(The Canadian Press)

Several people sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky

Police and first responders closed the highway for 10 hours while investigators looked into the case of the crash

(The Canadian Press)
A B.C. Coroners Service report found the minivan driver involved in a fatal Malahat crash was speeding at the time of impact. That driver faces six charges in the collision, which killed 46-year-old Vancouver man David Tilley. (File photo courtesy June Maffin)

Minivan driver’s speed a factor in fatal 2018 Malahat crash

Driver was travelling at 110 km/h in a construction zone

A B.C. Coroners Service report found the minivan driver involved in a fatal Malahat crash was speeding at the time of impact. That driver faces six charges in the collision, which killed 46-year-old Vancouver man David Tilley. (File photo courtesy June Maffin)
A minivan crashed into the Merchants building in downtown Duncan on Thursday morning, July 2, 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Minivan crashes into building in downtown Duncan

No word yet on the cause of the crash

A minivan crashed into the Merchants building in downtown Duncan on Thursday morning, July 2, 2020. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
First responders were called to the scene of a rollover accident along the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay, near Summerset Road, on Friday morning. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

Car upside down in front of Nanoose Bay property after rollover accident on the highway

Rollover crash occurred on Island Highway in Nanoose Bay, near Summerset Road

First responders were called to the scene of a rollover accident along the Island Highway in Nanoose Bay, near Summerset Road, on Friday morning. (Greg Sakaki/Nanaimo News Bulletin)
A vehicle rolled over in a crash along the Nanaimo Parkway at Northfield Road on Tuesday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Vehicle rolls over in Nanaimo Parkway crash

Occupants OK following incident Tuesday afternoon at Northfield Road intersection

A vehicle rolled over in a crash along the Nanaimo Parkway at Northfield Road on Tuesday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
One person was killed and two injured in a Coquitlam crash Monday. (Shane MacKichan)
One person was killed and two injured in a Coquitlam crash Monday. (Shane MacKichan)
Mike and Erin Cochlin, with sons Liam and Quinn. The family photo is posted at gofundme.com

UPDATE: Son, 5, dies in hospital after crash that killed dad, older son on B.C. highway

Mike Cochlin and sons Liam and Quinn were travelling on Highway 5A

  • Feb 26, 2020
Mike and Erin Cochlin, with sons Liam and Quinn. The family photo is posted at gofundme.com
File photo

Child in hospital following fatal crash that killed father, sibling on B.C. highway

The single vehicle crash occured near Kamloops on Highway 5A

File photo
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A fireman walks past a massive pileup involving numerous vehicles on the south shore of Montreal in La Prairie, Que. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Crews were called to a five-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway on Wednesday afternoon. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Five vehicles crash on the highway in Nanaimo, one rolls over

No one injured in collision Wednesday on Highway 19A near Norwell Drive and Jingle Pot Road

Crews were called to a five-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway on Wednesday afternoon. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in south Nanaimo on Sunday afternoon. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Car on its side blocks Trans-Canada Highway traffic in Nanaimo

No one hurt in collision near South Parkway Plaza

Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in south Nanaimo on Sunday afternoon. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Darfield, B.C. (Google Maps)
Darfield, B.C. (Google Maps)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Vancouver Island mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (Black Press file photo)
Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (File photo)

The ‘ultimate distraction’: RCMP warn drivers against unsecured pets in vehicles

Cops, ICBC offer tips after pooch killed in Coombs mishap

Unsecured dogs and driving don’t mix, say Oceanside RCMP. (File photo)
A stolen Honda Civic crashed into a ditch when police tried to stop it in Nanaimo on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Three people in the car were arrested. There were no injuries. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

Three suspects arrested after stolen vehicle crashes in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP intercept Honda Civic reported stolen from parking lot in Duke Point on the weekend

A stolen Honda Civic crashed into a ditch when police tried to stop it in Nanaimo on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Three people in the car were arrested. There were no injuries. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department fire crews check on a Ford SUV that crashed on an embankment on Island Highway 19 near Arbutus Meadows on Wednesday, Jan. 29. (Michael Briones photo)
Nanoose Bay Volunteer Fire Department fire crews check on a Ford SUV that crashed on an embankment on Island Highway 19 near Arbutus Meadows on Wednesday, Jan. 29. (Michael Briones photo)