Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Tenth Street near Southside Drive on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Tenth Street near Southside Drive on Sunday, June 13. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Driver OK after crashing vehicle off the side of Nanaimo’s Tenth Street

Crews say wet roads a factor a crash Sunday, June 13

A driver was able to climb out of an upside-down vehicle after crashing it off the side of the road and rolling it into a ditch and through a fence this evening.

Emergency crews were called to a single-vehicle crash on Tenth Street close to Southside Drive at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 13.

Crews on scene said the driver was uninjured and added that the wet roads appeared to have been a factor in the crash.

According to ICBC statistics, there were three crashes at the intersection of Tenth and Southside in 2020 and there have been nine crashes there during the last five years.

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