Traffic backed up along the Nanaimo Parkway after two vehicle accidents 20 minutes apart this afternoon between Jingle Pot Road and Northfield Road. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

Back-to-back crashes back up Nanaimo Parkway traffic

Two accidents happened 20 minutes apart between Jingle Pot Road and Northfield Road

Two accidents on the parkway 20 minutes apart have slowed traffic in both directions.

Emergency crews were called to two accidents on the Nanaimo Parkway between Jingle Pot Road and Northfield Road on Monday in the late afternoon and evening.

The southbound accident happened just before 4:40 p.m. and the northbound accident happened at Northfield at 5 p.m.

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

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