Traffic

The driver of a semi-trailer walked away unscathed Tuesday morning after his truck burst into flames while driving down the Malahat. (Courtesy of Patrick O’Brien)

Driver unscathed after semi-trailer engulfed in flames on Malahat

Both southbound lanes reopened as of 1 p.m.

The driver of a semi-trailer walked away unscathed Tuesday morning after his truck burst into flames while driving down the Malahat. (Courtesy of Patrick O’Brien)
A Honda CRV was travelling north on the highway near Parksville on March 18, when a wheel from a southbound trailer fell off, jumped the median and struck the front end of the SUV. (Mandy Moraes photo).
A Honda CRV was travelling north on the highway near Parksville on March 18, when a wheel from a southbound trailer fell off, jumped the median and struck the front end of the SUV. (Mandy Moraes photo).
Three people were taken to hospital after a pickup truck and a sedan collided on the Trans-Canada Highway near Nanaimo Airport on Saturday, March 13. (Black Press file photo)

Three people injured in highway crash in front of Nanaimo Airport

Sedan and pickup collided Saturday at Trans-Canada Highway and Timberlands Road

Three people were taken to hospital after a pickup truck and a sedan collided on the Trans-Canada Highway near Nanaimo Airport on Saturday, March 13. (Black Press file photo)
During a press event on March 6, Const. Alex Berube, media relations officer for the West Shore RCMP, addressed a deadly shooting that occurred in Metchosin the night before. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: One man shot dead in ‘targeted incident’ in Metchosin

Highway 14 reopens following multi-hour closure for investigation

During a press event on March 6, Const. Alex Berube, media relations officer for the West Shore RCMP, addressed a deadly shooting that occurred in Metchosin the night before. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating after a hit-and-run incident outside the 7-Eleven store at University Village Mall Feb. 3. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP speak to people of interest in hit-and-run investigation

Police continuing to investigate Feb. 3 incident in Harewood

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating after a hit-and-run incident outside the 7-Eleven store at University Village Mall Feb. 3. (Photo submitted)
RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo on Friday morning. (File photo)

Driver flees, then turns herself in after hitting pedestrian in downtown Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP say woman was struck in marked crosswalk after driver ran red light

RCMP say a woman turned herself in to police after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident in downtown Nanaimo on Friday morning. (File photo)
North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP went door-to-door in Station Ridge for witnesses. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Man killed in Chemainus after being struck by a vehicle

Witnesses outside townhouses provide information to police on hit-and-run

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP went door-to-door in Station Ridge for witnesses. (File photo by Don Bodger)
Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign

Amusing, yes, but a reminder impaired driving affects ability to drive and to make good decisions

Throughout December, RCMP conducted CounterAttack road checks as police worked to keep roads free of impaired drivers. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP traffic collision analysts are conducting an investigation into a fatal accident and will temporarily close Bowen Road between Townsite Road and Dufferin Crescent Thursday, Jan. 14, between 2 p.m and 3 p.m. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo arterial road closures scheduled for RCMP investigation into fatal crash

Bowen Road closures from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, triggered by death from collision Dec. 31

Nanaimo RCMP traffic collision analysts are conducting an investigation into a fatal accident and will temporarily close Bowen Road between Townsite Road and Dufferin Crescent Thursday, Jan. 14, between 2 p.m and 3 p.m. (Photo submitted)
A roundabout will be built on the intersection of Memorial Avenue and Highway 19A in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

Nanaimo firm makes successful bid to build $3.3M roundabout in Qualicum Beach

Design to make Memorial Avenue and Highway 19A intersection safer

A roundabout will be built on the intersection of Memorial Avenue and Highway 19A in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
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Coombs man, 52, dies in head-on collision in Qualicum Beach

Driver of second vehicle airlifted to hospital

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Nanaimo RCMP began its impaired driving CounterAttack campaign this weekend and road checks will be conducted throughout December to get impaired drivers off the road. (File photo)

Road checks underway as Nanaimo RCMP combat impaired driving

CounterAttack campaign upped targeted enforcement starting this weekend

Nanaimo RCMP began its impaired driving CounterAttack campaign this weekend and road checks will be conducted throughout December to get impaired drivers off the road. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a woman driving a Ford pickup who fled the scene following and collision on Wellington Road Tuesday. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP seek driver alleged to have fled from hit-and-run on Wellington Road

Driver allegedly flees scene after head-on crash between two Ford pickups

Nanaimo RCMP hope the public can help identify a woman driving a Ford pickup who fled the scene following and collision on Wellington Road Tuesday. (File photo)
A Nanaimo driver was sentenced Monday for fatally striking a high school student with his vehicle in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo driver sentenced after motor vehicle incident that killed teen last year

Brandon Geoffrey Murdoch fined and prohibited from driving for two years

A Nanaimo driver was sentenced Monday for fatally striking a high school student with his vehicle in 2019. (News Bulletin file photo)
Potential locations of speed humps and curbs on Lost Lake Road. (City of Nanaimo image)

City of Nanaimo planning traffic-calming project on Lost Lake Road

Seventy-five per cent of respondents support measures to reduce speed on the road

Potential locations of speed humps and curbs on Lost Lake Road. (City of Nanaimo image)
Locations where speed humps and raised sidewalk will be installed on Bay Street. (Image: City of Nanaimo)

Traffic-calming measures becoming permanent on Bay Street in Nanaimo

Temporary speed humps reduced number of vehicles on street mayor lives on

Locations where speed humps and raised sidewalk will be installed on Bay Street. (Image: City of Nanaimo)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters on scene of a motor vehicle incident at Terminal Avenue, Princess Royal Avenue and St. George Street on Monday night. The crash was the third accident at that intersection that day. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Emergency crews respond to three accidents in one day at Nanaimo intersection

Two crashes, one pedestrian struck at intersection of Terminal, Princess Royal and St. George

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters on scene of a motor vehicle incident at Terminal Avenue, Princess Royal Avenue and St. George Street on Monday night. The crash was the third accident at that intersection that day. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Nanaimo RCMP found drugs and cash inside a vehicle pulled over for expired insurance. (File photo)

Nanaimo RCMP find large amounts of drugs and cash after stopping vehicle

Police pulled over vehicle after noticing its insurance had expired

Nanaimo RCMP found drugs and cash inside a vehicle pulled over for expired insurance. (File photo)
The City of Nanaimo is changing the traffic pattern at Commercial and Bastion streets, creating a four-way stop. (News Bulletin file photo)

Downtown Nanaimo intersection to become four-way stop

City testing out new traffic pattern for Commercial and Bastion Street

The City of Nanaimo is changing the traffic pattern at Commercial and Bastion streets, creating a four-way stop. (News Bulletin file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
A motor vehicle incident on the Malahat north of the Shawnigan Lake exit may be impacting traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)