Emergency crews deal with a collision at the intersection of Meredith and Spencer roads in Nanaimo on Monday. Drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital to be checked over for injuries. (CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin)

Car crash blocks off Meredith Road

Emergency crews responded after a car and a sport-utility vehicle collided just before 1 p.m. Monday

A car crash at Meredith and Spencer roads had traffic blocked this afternoon.

Emergency crews responded after a car and a sport-utility vehicle collided just before 1 p.m. Monday.

The drivers of both vehicles were taken to hospital to be checked over.

Traffic was shut down in both directions on Meredith as crews cleared the scene.

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