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Cars were stuck in tight spots over the snowy weekend and RCMP say there have been 22 accidents since Friday.
Cars were stuck in tight spots over the snowy weekend and RCMP say there have been 22 accidents since Friday. Em V Bee/Facebook

Nanaimo rocked by accidents over snowy weekend

By Spencer Sterritt
February 6, 2017 - 5:05pm

NANAIMO — Over the weekend, you couldn't drive around the city without seeing the flash of emergency lights as crews handled accidents on the slippery roads.

Const. Gary O'Brien with Nanaimo RCMP said there were 22 reported car accidents since Friday, Feb. 3.

Emergency personnel were unable to revive a man injured while working at a Parksville apartment Thursday.
Emergency personnel were unable to revive a man injured while working at a Parksville apartment Thursday. Wil Phillips

UPDATE: WorkSafeBC takes over investigation into fatal accident in Parksville

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
February 2, 2017 - 4:49pm Updated: February 3, 2017 - 2:03pm

PARKSVILLE —WorkSafeBC is now leading the investigation into the death of a man in a workplace accident in Parksville Thursday.

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