Emergency personnel were called to Uplands Drive and Emerald Drive late Saturday night after a Honda Civic rolled over, crashed through a fence and came to rest upside-down in a front yard. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Car rolls over and crashes through fence into front yard in Nanaimo

Accident happened at 11:30 p.m. Saturday at Uplands Drive and Emerald Drive

A car crashed coming down a hill, knocked over a street sign, rolled over, smashed through a fence and came to rest upside-down in a front yard in Nanaimo.

The accident happened at 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Uplands Drive and Emerald Drive.

According to neighbours who said they heard the crash, the car’s tires screeched a long way as it came around a bend down Uplands. Witnesses said after the crash, the young male driver, who was the sole occupant of the Honda Civic, was able to get out of the car on his own.

Emergency personnel said the driver was being treated by paramedics at the scene with unknown injuries that weren’t believed to be serious.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

B.C. BUDGET: Surplus $374 million after bailouts of BC Hydro, ICBC

Growth projected stronger in 2020, Finance Minister Carole James says

Realtors hope that their help can make miracles happen for sick kids

Re/Max of Nanaimo donates $86,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Young Nanaimo dancers to appear on NBC program ‘World of Dance’

Jacksun Fryer, 15, and Deeya Sharma, 12, among those competing for $1 million

Vancouver Island’s 10 worst intersections revealed

Saanich, Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan and Langford junctions make the list

Nanaimo RCMP share road trip tales from Bear’s cross-Canada adventure

Nanaimo RCMP Bear makes it to Grey Cup and Irish pubs en route to Newfoundland

VIDEO: 8 things you need to know about the 2019 B.C. budget

Surplus of $247 million with spending on children, affordability and infrastructure

‘Bullet missed me by an inch’: Man recounts friend’s killing at Kamloops hotel

Penticton man witnessed Summerland resident Rex Gill’s murder in Kamloops

B.C. BUDGET: Income assistance raise still leaves many below poverty line

$50 per month increase included in funding for poverty and homelessness reduction

B.C. BUDGET: Indigenous communities promised billions from gambling

Extended family caregiver pay up 75 per cent to keep kids with relatives

B.C. BUDGET: New benefit increases family tax credits up to 96 per cent

BC Child Opportunity Benefit part of province’s efforts to reduce child poverty

B.C. BUDGET: Carbon tax boosts low-income credits, electric vehicle subsidies

Homeowners can get up to $14,000 for heating, insulation upgrades

B.C. man survives heart attack thanks to Facebook

A Princeton man suffered a heart attack while at an isolated property with no cell service

B.C. man sues Maxime Bernier’s People’s Party over trademark

Satinder Dhillon filed application for trademark same day Maxime Bernier announced the new party

New trial ordered over banning whales, dolphins at Vancouver aquarium

Park board’s appeal reverses previous decision that found it had no right to implement a ban

Most Read