A Lantzville Fire Rescue firefighter cleans up after an accident involving a Dodge Ram and a Subaru Forester on the Nanaimo Parkway and Island Highway in Lantzville on Oct. 31. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

A Lantzville Fire Rescue firefighter cleans up after an accident involving a Dodge Ram and a Subaru Forester on the Nanaimo Parkway and Island Highway in Lantzville on Oct. 31. (Nicholas Pescod/NEWS BULLETIN)

Pickup and station wagon collide at Nanaimo Parkway intersection

Incident happened on Thursday at approximately 9:20 a.m. in Lantzville

A pickup truck and a station wagon collided at an intersection along the Nanaimo Parkway on Thursday morning.

Lantzville Fire Rescue along with Nanaimo RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service were called to the scene of an accident involving a Dodge Ram pickup truck and a Subaru Forester at the Nanaimo Parkway and Island Highway intersection, at approximately 9:20 a.m. Friday.

Northbound traffic along the Nanaimo Parkway was reduced to a single lane near the accident while emergency crews worked to clear the scene. Southbound traffic along Island Highway was also reduced to a single lane.

The News Bulletin has contacted Lantzville Fire Rescue to inquire whether there were any injuries in the crash.

The accident comes as Lantzville councillors continue to express safety concerns along the highway.

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For coverage of past car crashes in the Nanaimo area, click here.

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