The crew on scene of an accident on Howard Avenue, the afternoon of July 23, help flip a motorcycle on its wheels. (Karl Yu/Nanaimo News Bulletin)

Accident on Howard Avenue, near Nova Street, closes road to traffic

Emergency responders respond to call of motor vehicle incident close to 2 p.m.

An accident in the south Nanaimo area saw Howard Avenue closed off Thursday afternoon.

Emergency responders responded to a call of a motor vehicle incident in the 800 block of Howard Avenue, near Nova Street, around 2 p.m. July 23 and according to Nanaimo RCMP, it appears as if a truck turned into a driveway, cutting off a motorcycle.

The motorcycle was clipped and left the roadway.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital and suffered minor injuries, police said.

Howard Avenue has since re-opened to traffic.


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