Nanaimo RCMP report a woman has died in a car accident in Cedar, south of Nanaimo. NEWS BULLETIN FILE PHOTO

Woman dies in Nanaimo car crash

Collision on Cedar Road claims life of 25-year-old woman

A 25-year-old woman has died in a single-vehicle car crash.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, the accident happened Thursday at about 8:30 p.m. when her car, travelling north on Cedar Road, south of Nanaimo, went off the road near the Bennie Road intersection and hit a telephone pole.

The woman was alone in the car.

Nanaimo RCMP Traffic Services, a collision re-constructionist and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating the collision.

Cedar Road near Bennie Road was closed for about three hours while the investigation was conducted.

Nanaimo RCMP victim services provided assistance to family members.

If anyone witnessed the incident or saw the deceased within a few hours prior to the crash, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit at 250-754-2345.