Two people were hurt after three vehicles were involved in a crash in front of the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre on Saturday, Dec. 15. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Two people were hurt after three vehicles were involved in a crash in front of the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre on Saturday, Dec. 15. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

UPDATE: One person hurt in crash in front of Nanaimo Aquatic Centre

Three-vehicle accident happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday

One person was hurt after three vehicles were involved in a crash in front of the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre tonight.

The accident happened just before 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the intersection of Wakesiah Avenue and Third Street.

A passenger in a Chevrolet Trailblazer were taken to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with unknown injuries, said firefighters at the scene. The driver of the Civic was checked by paramedics but was not injured, according to a family member.The Civic was wrecked in the crash and the Trailblazer was not driveable, but the third vehicle involved was not damaged.

Firefighters did not know the direction of travel of the vehicles involved in the crash.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue, B.C. Ambulance Service and Nanaimo RCMP attended. The intersection was closed until crews could clear the scene.

For coverage of other recent car crashes, click here.



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