Emergency crews are on scene on Zorkin Road where an SUV crashed into and knocked over a lamp standard and road information signs. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

SUV knocks down street light and road signs in front of Departure Bay ferry terminal

Single-vehicle accident happened on Zorkin Road on Tuesday morning

A vehicle knocked over a lamp standard and road signs close to the Departure Bay ferry terminal this morning.

Emergency crews are on the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Zorkin Road, where an SUV collided with the pole just before the intersection with Stewart Avenue and Brechin Road at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The male driver, who wasn’t injured in the crash, said he lost steering control of vehicle when the front end locked up.

Only one lane of Zorkin is blocked.

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

READ ALSO: Motorcyclist expected to be airlifted after serious crash on Nanaimo’s Hammond Bay Road



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