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Flames from a vehicle fire on Highway 3 spread up hill. (Facebook)

Flames from vehicle fire quickly spread off Highway 3 east of Keremeos

There is a detour available via Highway 3A, but a variable speed corridor is in effect

 

The investigation into a fatal crash on Sept. 7, 2021 continues.

Investigation continues into 2 a.m. 2021 crash that killed child in Sooke

It has been 11 months since officials released any additional information

 

On Aug. 6, 2022, BC Highway Patrol Chilliwack responded to a two-vehicle collision near Othello Road on the Coquihalla Highway involving a transport truck and a $600,000 McLaren sports car. (RCMP handout photo)

$600K McLaren damaged after truck driver fails to check mirrors on B.C. highway: police

A truck driver’s failure to check blind spots results in $100, 000 in damages to a McLaren sports car

 

This pick-up rear-ended a Toyota sedan on Highway 19A Sunday (Aug. 7) afternoon at the Gumboot Market in Merville. Photo by Christy Vandon

Only minor injuries after Highway 19A crash Sunday

The vehicle occupants were shaken, but injuries were kept minimal after a…

This pick-up rear-ended a Toyota sedan on Highway 19A Sunday (Aug. 7) afternoon at the Gumboot Market in Merville. Photo by Christy Vandon
An Ottawa Police Service (OPS) office, Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officer and employees from Lady Dive Tour look at the aftermath of a single-vehicle accident involving an amphibious Lady Dive Tour vehicle which crashed into the 24 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa, Ont. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
An Ottawa Police Service (OPS) office, Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officer and employees from Lady Dive Tour look at the aftermath of a single-vehicle accident involving an amphibious Lady Dive Tour vehicle which crashed into the 24 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa, Ont. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Spencer Colby
Cranberry and North Cedar volunteer fire departments responded to two rollover crashes on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, including one in which an SUV caught fire. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Vehicle rolls over and catches fire along the highway south of Nanaimo

Cranberry fire chief credits water truck driver with knocking down flames and limiting fire damage

Cranberry and North Cedar volunteer fire departments responded to two rollover crashes on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, including one in which an SUV caught fire. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
A crash has closed the Trans-Canada Highway southbound lanes near Cobble Hill Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot)

Trans-Canada Highway south lanes closed by crash in Cobble Hill

The incident happened at the intersection of the highway and Hutchinson Road

A crash has closed the Trans-Canada Highway southbound lanes near Cobble Hill Tuesday afternoon. (Screenshot)
Emergency personnel were called to Nanaimo’s Third Street where three vehicles were involved in a crash and one of the drivers allegedly left the scene. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Driver in Nanaimo crashes into two other vehicles, keeps going

RCMP investigating alleged hit-and-run incident on Third Street

Emergency personnel were called to Nanaimo’s Third Street where three vehicles were involved in a crash and one of the drivers allegedly left the scene. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
B.C. record 87,000 intersection crashes in 2021. (Submitted photo)
A B.C. man was awarded more than $130,000 in the BC Supreme Court after another driver rear-ended him in 2018. (Pixabay)

Minor fender bender turns into $113K-payout for B.C. man left feeling a ‘shell of his former self’

78-year-old claimed crash caused long-term pain, drop in mood

A B.C. man was awarded more than $130,000 in the BC Supreme Court after another driver rear-ended him in 2018. (Pixabay)
A concrete pumping truck went off the side of Hammond Bay Road and rolled over on Friday, July 8. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Concrete pumping truck rolls over on Nanaimo’s Hammond Bay Road

Multiple tow vehicles will be needed to right heavy-duty truck

A concrete pumping truck went off the side of Hammond Bay Road and rolled over on Friday, July 8. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Emergency personnel were called to a three-vehicle collision at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive that closed the highway’s southbound lanes Wednesday, July 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Two people hurt, highway lanes closed after crash in Nanaimo’s north end

Incident happened at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive

Emergency personnel were called to a three-vehicle collision at the old Island Highway and Mary Ellen Drive that closed the highway’s southbound lanes Wednesday, July 6. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
The intersection of the old Island Highway, Aulds Road and Hammond Bay Road was the site of more crashes in 2021 than any other intersection on Vancouver Island, according to ICBC statistics. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo intersection worst on the Island for car crashes

Nanaimo’s top 10 most crash-prone intersections, according to ICBC statistics

The intersection of the old Island Highway, Aulds Road and Hammond Bay Road was the site of more crashes in 2021 than any other intersection on Vancouver Island, according to ICBC statistics. (News Bulletin file photo)
People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)

Crash closes Highway 1 in Revelstoke, Coquihalla facing long delays

A challenging day for those returning home from Canada Day long weekend vacations

People get out of their vehicles during the complete closure of Highway 1 in Revelstoke, near 3 Valley Gap following a crash Sunday afternoon. (DriveBC)
Emergency crews deal with a three-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway at Enterprise Way on Thursday, June 23. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Emergency crews deal with a three-vehicle crash on the old Island Highway at Enterprise Way on Thursday, June 23. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Fatal on Highway 5 from Wednesday June 15. (Facebook)

4 dead in 15 hours on Highway 5 near Kamloops following crashes with semi-trailers

Two adults and a baby died on June 16, just hours after another fatal crash on Highway 5

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Fatal on Highway 5 from Wednesday June 15. (Facebook)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for the vehicle and driver that destroyed a wooden patio in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter early on June 8. (Photo courtesy the Breakfast Nook)
Police in Nanaimo are looking for the vehicle and driver that destroyed a wooden patio in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter early on June 8. (Photo courtesy the Breakfast Nook)
Emergency services responded to multiple reports of a pedestrian being struck along the Nanaimo Parkway near near the Aulds Road intersection at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Both north and southbound lanes of traffic were closed while services were on scene. (Photo by Inge Nakagawa)

Teen dead after being hit by vehicle on the Nanaimo Parkway

Driver turned herself in to police next morning, 15-year-old boy’s death under investigation

Emergency services responded to multiple reports of a pedestrian being struck along the Nanaimo Parkway near near the Aulds Road intersection at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Both north and southbound lanes of traffic were closed while services were on scene. (Photo by Inge Nakagawa)
An East Wellington Volunteer Fire Department firefighter hurried to a crash scene and vehicle fire close to his house and may have saved the life of a driver Saturday, June 4. (News Bulletin file photo)

Firefighter rescues driver from burning car after crash in East Wellington in Nanaimo

Incident happened on Munroe Road in the early-morning hours Saturday, June 4

An East Wellington Volunteer Fire Department firefighter hurried to a crash scene and vehicle fire close to his house and may have saved the life of a driver Saturday, June 4. (News Bulletin file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP at Highway 19 and 19A where a cyclist was involved in a motor vehicle incident Friday, May 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Cyclist airlifted after highway collision involving pickup truck at Nanaimo’s north end

Northbound highway lanes expected to be closed for more than an hour

Nanaimo RCMP at Highway 19 and 19A where a cyclist was involved in a motor vehicle incident Friday, May 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)