A taxi driver was taken to hospital after crashing into a utility pole on Big Bear Ridge on Thursday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Taxi driver taken to hospital after crashing cab into utility pole

Accident happened Thursday afternoon on Big Bear Ridge

A taxi driver was taken to hospital after crashing his cab into a utility pole in Nanaimo’s Wellington area this afternoon.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue and B.C. Ambulance Service were called to the 5500 block of Big Bear Ridge on Thursday at 2:30 p.m., where a taxi had gone off the road and crashed.

The driver’s injuries were unknown but non-life-threatening.

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

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