An average of 68 people are injured in 320 crashes every year on Vancouver Island over the Easter long weekend, according to ICBC statistics.
A 30-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Nanaimo yesterday evening (April 4).
Police believe the crash occurred when a woman lost control of her vehicle, crossed over the meridian and collided with a driver travelling the opposite direction.
One person is dead after a vehicle drove off the road at the Exit 51 offramp to Parksville late yesterday evening (Sept. 24).
One person is dead after a collision between a motor vehicle and two members of a road construction work crew on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo.
Investigators believe the driver may not have realized the extent of the damage caused by the collision.
The 28 year-old passenger was airlifted by ambulance and remains in critical, but stable condition, according to police.
The highway is open in both directions, after being closed for around two hours, according to police.
A logging truck struck a power line while exiting the Bayline Enterprises Inc. yard at the intersection of Herring Gull Way and Franklin Gull Road.
Two people were taken to hospital after a vehicle collision in Parksville Friday evening.

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