Traffic is back to normal after an accident at Island Highway and Brechin Road late on the morning of Aug. 17. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Traffic back to normal after accident at Island Highway-Brechin Road in Nanaimo

Accident involved truck and taxi at turn lane leading to Departure Bay ferry terminal

Traffic on Island Highway has returned to normal after an accident in the Brechin Road turn lane caused lineups late in the morning.

Nanaimo RCMP and Fire Rescue responded to the call at around 11:45 a.m. Saturday for an accident involving a truck and a taxi in the turn lane leading to Departure Bay ferry terminal.

The truck and fire crews cleared the scene by about 12:10 p.m., with police and the taxi leaving after that.

Paramedics were not observed at the scene.

Traffic flow had returned to normal by about 12:30 p.m.


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