A section of Fifth Street is closed after a pickup truck and a station wagon collided this afternoon. The accident, involving a Chevrolet Avalanche and a Subaru Forester, happened at 4:15 p.m. near Vancouver Island University. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Section of Fifth Street closed after crash

NANAIMO – Accident involving a pickup and a station wagon happened at 4:15 p.m. near VIU

A section of Fifth Street is closed after a pickup truck and a station wagon collided this afternoon.

The accident, involving a Chevrolet Avalanche and a Subaru Forester, happened at 4:15 p.m. near Vancouver Island University and the stretch of road will be closed until about 5:30 p.m., said emergency personnel on scene.

One woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

B.C. Ambulance Service, Nanaimo Fire Rescue and Nanaimo RCMP were all on scene.

To read about other recent car crashes, click here.

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