motor vehicle crash

A driver bailed out of runaway motorhome after its brakes failed on Terminal Avenue and Dawes Street earlier this week. (News Bulletin file photo)

Driver bails out of runaway motorhome on Nanaimo’s waterfront

Utility pole and guardrail prevent vehicle from going over embankment

 

An air ambulance like this one transported a patient in serious condition to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 19 north of Horne Lake Road on Oct. 31. (File photo)

6 people taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash north of Horne Lake Road

One patient airlifted to hospital in serious condition

 

A four-vehicle crash is completely blocking traffic northbound on the Trans-Canada Highway in Cassidy on Thursday, Oct. 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Four-vehicle crash blocks highway traffic south of Nanaimo

Drive B.C. advises drivers to ‘expect major delays’ as crews deal with highway crash in Cassidy

 

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Mother killed, 4 children injured in head-on crash near Trail

The accident occurred after a Ford pickup entered oncoming traffic and collided with the family’s car

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A driver was taken to hospital with unknown injuries after crashing into a barricade along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road intersection on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

One person taken to hospital after highway crash in Nanaimo

Traffic backed up after two collisions 45 minutes apart at Mostar Road intersection

A driver was taken to hospital with unknown injuries after crashing into a barricade along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Mostar Road-Jingle Pot Road intersection on Wednesday, Sept. 21. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Charges have been laid against a driver involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a 74-year-old woman at the intersection of Cranberry Avenue and the Trans-Canada Highway in May 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)

Charges laid related to fatal crash last year on the highway in Nanaimo

Colin Hewitt, 50, faces numerous driving causing death charges, next court appearance Sept. 12

Charges have been laid against a driver involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a 74-year-old woman at the intersection of Cranberry Avenue and the Trans-Canada Highway in May 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Emergency personnel were called to a rollover crash on the Trans-Canada Highway at Cedar Road near Nanaimo Airport on Friday, Aug. 19. (Duck Paterson photo)

SUV crashes and rolls over on the highway near Nanaimo Airport

Driver taken to hospital after crash at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and Cedar Road

Emergency personnel were called to a rollover crash on the Trans-Canada Highway at Cedar Road near Nanaimo Airport on Friday, Aug. 19. (Duck Paterson photo)
A five-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway at Oliver Road on Wednesday, Aug. 17, shut down both northbound lanes on the highway. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Five-vehicle crash shuts down Island Highway lanes through Nanaimo

Incident happened at the old Island Highway and Oliver Road on Aug. 17

A five-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway at Oliver Road on Wednesday, Aug. 17, shut down both northbound lanes on the highway. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Emergency personnel were called to Nanaimo’s Third Street where three vehicles were involved in a crash and one of the drivers allegedly left the scene. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Driver in Nanaimo crashes into two other vehicles, keeps going

RCMP investigating alleged hit-and-run incident on Third Street

Emergency personnel were called to Nanaimo’s Third Street where three vehicles were involved in a crash and one of the drivers allegedly left the scene. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A concrete pumping truck went off the side of Hammond Bay Road and rolled over on Friday, July 8. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Concrete pumping truck tips over in Nanaimo

Multiple tow vehicles needed to right heavy-duty truck

A concrete pumping truck went off the side of Hammond Bay Road and rolled over on Friday, July 8. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Emergency personnel were called to a three-vehicle collision at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive that closed the highway’s southbound lanes Wednesday, July 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Two people hurt, highway lanes closed after crash in Nanaimo’s north end

Incident happened at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive

Emergency personnel were called to a three-vehicle collision at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive that closed the highway’s southbound lanes Wednesday, July 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Fire Department. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Nanaimo RCMP at Highway 19 and 19A where a cyclist was involved in a motor vehicle incident Friday, May 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Cyclist airlifted after collision with pickup truck on the highway in Nanaimo

Northbound highway lanes expected to be closed for more than an hour

Nanaimo RCMP at Highway 19 and 19A where a cyclist was involved in a motor vehicle incident Friday, May 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A driver crashed an SUV through the front of the Bosley’s pet supply store on Bowen Road on Tuesday, May 24. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Driver crashes SUV through the front of pet supply store in Nanaimo

No one hurt in incident at Bosley’s on Bowen Road on Tuesday, May 24

A driver crashed an SUV through the front of the Bosley’s pet supply store on Bowen Road on Tuesday, May 24. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
An ambulance takes the injured rider off the track at the Campbell River Motocross Track on Sunday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Rider taken to hospital after Vancouver Island motocross crash

First responders debated using helicopter, but Campbell River area terrain proved challenging

An ambulance takes the injured rider off the track at the Campbell River Motocross Track on Sunday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
A car and a bus collided on the Nanaimo Parkway near Northfield Road at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Car and bus collide on the Nanaimo Parkway

No one hurt in incident Sunday, May 15, near Northfield Road intersection

A car and a bus collided on the Nanaimo Parkway near Northfield Road at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 15. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
A woman who was injured in a car crash by her husband was awarded almost $800,000 on May 11 in B.C. Supreme Court. (Pexels)

Inattentive B.C. husband owes wife nearly $800,000 after he rear-ended her car

The crash left the woman with injuries and lasting pain

A woman who was injured in a car crash by her husband was awarded almost $800,000 on May 11 in B.C. Supreme Court. (Pexels)
Firefighters with Nanaimo Volunteer Fire Department work a crash scene after a car went over an embankment next to the Island Highway on Monday, April 18. Both people in the car were taken to hospital for observation. (Photo courtesy Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department)

Car goes off Island Highway and down embankment in Nanoose Bay

Two people taken to hospital for observation after incident Monday, April 18

Firefighters with Nanaimo Volunteer Fire Department work a crash scene after a car went over an embankment next to the Island Highway on Monday, April 18. Both people in the car were taken to hospital for observation. (Photo courtesy Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department)
RCMP at the scene of the old Island Highway, Jingle Pot Road and Norwell Drive on Monday, April 4, after a pedestrian was struck by a car and later died in hospital. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Man struck and killed crossing highway in Nanaimo

Incident happened Monday, April 4, at 9 p.m. at Highway 19A, Norwell Drive and Jingle Pot Road

RCMP at the scene of the old Island Highway, Jingle Pot Road and Norwell Drive on Monday, April 4, after a pedestrian was struck by a car and later died in hospital. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for the driver of a car that crashed through a supportive housing complex’s fence Tuesday, March 15. (Photo submitted)

Driver takes out fence at supportive housing complex while fleeing police in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP looking for driver who reportedly ran from crash scene

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for the driver of a car that crashed through a supportive housing complex’s fence Tuesday, March 15. (Photo submitted)
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