The intersection at Uplands Drive and Oliver Road, in north Nanaimo, is closed due to an accident the morning of May 9. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

The intersection at Uplands Drive and Oliver Road, in north Nanaimo, is closed due to an accident the morning of May 9. (CHRIS BUSH/News Bulletin)

Three taken to hospital after serious crash in north Nanaimo

Jaws of Life used to remove one person from vehicle after collision at Uplands Drive and Oliver Road

  • May. 9, 2019 12:00 a.m.

First responders used the Jaws of Life to remove a driver from a vehicle in north Nanaimo this morning.

Firefighters, RCMP and paramedics are on scene at a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Uplands Drive and Oliver Road a little after 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to reports, three people were taken to hospital, including one who had been extricated from a vehicle with the use of the Jaws of Life.

A muscle car and a pickup truck were wrecked in the crash and a compact car was also clipped.

The intersection is closed.

For coverage of other recent car crashes in the region, click here.

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