Driver going wrong way on highway causes crash in Nanoose Bay

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 11, 2019 - 11:12am

Police said a vehicle going the wrong way on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay collided with another vehicle Two people were injured in the early Friday morning wreck.CHEK News

NANOOSE BAY — Two people were injured when police say a vehicle going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle on Hwy. 19 in Nanoose Bay.

Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Marc Pelletier said a northbound vehicle hit the oncoming vehicle in the southbound lanes at 12:20 a.m. Friday just north of the Nanoose Bay Petro Canada gas station.

Pelletier said both drivers were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries and a third vehicle narrowly missed the wreck.

He said speed and alcohol could be factors.

DriveBC reported a detour route for southbound traffic was established through Nanoose Bay for nearly three hours while police were on scene.


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