A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 19A and Highway 4A slowed traffic in downtown Parksville on Thursday afternoon. — J.R. Rardon photo

Intersection cleared after two-car accident in downtown Parksville

Incident was at intersection of Highway 19A and Highway 4A

An accident at the intersection of Highway 4A and Highway 19A slowed traffic in downtown Parksville on Thursday afternoon.

The Dec. 7 accident involved a Mitsubishi hatchback and Ford truck. The male driver of the Mitsubishi was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, but he was up and moving around after the accident.

The truck was heading northbound on Highway 19A and turning left onto Highway 4A when the Mitsubishi heading southbound on Highway 19A collided with the passenger door of the truck.

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department and B.C. Ambulance Service were on scene.

Single-lane traffic was sneaking past the accident both northbound and southbound. The accident happened just before 1 p.m. and was cleared by 1:30 p.m. Traffic is now moving as usual.

Just Posted

Majority of Nanaimo’s Discontent City residents moved into supportive housing sites

A few spaces remain at Terminal Avenue and Labieux Road locations

Nanaimo RCMP looking for electric bike owner

Police believe E-bike recovered during arrest was stolen

Nanaimo’s Discontent City being bulldozed

City crews on scene cleaning up, no access to the site allowed

Councillors want to re-evaluate city’s economic development model

Finance committee decides to stick with current funding levels but begin consultation

Theatre academy teens take their voices from the shadows into the spotlight

Kismet Theatre Academy’s ‘Secrets and Other Things we Don’t Talk About’ is a fundraiser for Haven

Nanaimo’s Discontent City being bulldozed

City crews on scene cleaning up, no access to the site allowed

Customers at new Quality Foods finding spare change for Coins for Kids

Charity getting a boost from new bigger, busier Harewood location

Chamber wants to know about Nanaimo’s best Christmas light displays

Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce, News Bulletin partner on Spirit of Christmas Light Up

Goodale to ‘examine’ transfer of Rafferty to medium-security prison

Michael Rafferty was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 in the kidnapping, sexual assault and first-degree murder of Tori Stafford

‘Abhorrent’ condition of autistic B.C. boy shows flaws in care system: report

‘Charlie’ was underweight and ‘covered in feces’ when he was removed from his mom’s care

Minister appoints former CIRB chair to resolve Canada Post labour dispute

Postal workers engaged in weeks of rotating walkouts

B.C. man linked to human remains probe to stand trial on unrelated assault case

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen will appear on all three Vernon matters this week

B.C. lumber industry trade mission still has high hopes for China

Forests Minister Doug Donaldson cut short trip after Japan, Korea stops

Omar Khadr to ask for Canadian passport to travel, permission to speak to sister

He spent years in U.S. detention at Guantanamo Bay after he was caught when he was 15

Most Read