A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 19A and Highway 4A slowed traffic in downtown Parksville on Thursday afternoon. — J.R. Rardon photo

Intersection cleared after two-car accident in downtown Parksville

Incident was at intersection of Highway 19A and Highway 4A

  • Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 a.m.

An accident at the intersection of Highway 4A and Highway 19A slowed traffic in downtown Parksville on Thursday afternoon.

The Dec. 7 accident involved a Mitsubishi hatchback and Ford truck. The male driver of the Mitsubishi was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, but he was up and moving around after the accident.

The truck was heading northbound on Highway 19A and turning left onto Highway 4A when the Mitsubishi heading southbound on Highway 19A collided with the passenger door of the truck.

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department and B.C. Ambulance Service were on scene.

Single-lane traffic was sneaking past the accident both northbound and southbound. The accident happened just before 1 p.m. and was cleared by 1:30 p.m. Traffic is now moving as usual.