Two accidents 20 minutes apart slowed traffic in both directions on the highway in Nanaimo on Monday.
Emergency crews were called to two accidents on the Nanaimo Parkway between Jingle Pot Road and Northfield Road.
The southbound accident happened just before 4:40 p.m. and the northbound accident happened at Northfield at 5 p.m.
Traffic backed up on southbound lanes Nanaimo Parkway due to 2 motor vehicle collisions between Jingle Pot Road and Northfield Road intersections.
Traffic also backing up in northbound lanes Northfield to East Wellington Roads. Avoid Parkway.#traffic #Nanaimo @NanaimoBulletin pic.twitter.com/awVrLXPIoL
— Chris Bush (@ChrisBushphotog) August 27, 2019
For past coverage of car crashes in the Nanaimo area, click here.