Emergency crews examine a Toyota 4Runner following an accident on Uplands Drive on Friday morning. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Accident involving SUV and sedan slows traffic near Nanaimo North Town Centre

Incident happened at approximately 8 a.m. Friday

An accident involving a sport utility vehicle and a two-door sedan in the city’s north end made for a slower than normal commute for motorists on Friday morning.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue along with Nanaimo RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service were called to an accident involving a Toyota 4Runner and Honda Civic near the Uplands Drive and Rutherford Road intersection, near Nanaimo North Town Centre, at approximately 8 a.m. Friday.

Eastbound traffic along Uplands Drive before Rutherford Road was reduced to one lane while emergency responders attended the scene. Westbound traffic along Uplands Drive was also reduced to a single lane as crews cleared the scene.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue said it didn’t yet have a report on whether there were any injuries in the crash.

RELATED: No one hurt in car accident near Nanaimo North Town Centre

For coverage of past car crashes in the Nanaimo area, click here.







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