Two motorists were taken to hospital after a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway in south Nanaimo.
Crews were called out a little after 1:30 p.m. to the scene at the Haliburton Street intersection, where an SUV and a hatchback had collided.
Drivers of both vehicles sustained unknown injuries.
Traffic was moving in both directions around the accident.
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