Afternoon crash sends one to hospital in Alberni

Two drivers were shaken but uninjured following an afternoon crash in Port Alberni.

The driver of a vehicle involved in a two car collision on Gertrude Street is comforted by someone as she is tended to by paramedics on Tuesday afternoon. No serious injuries were reported and no extrication was required.

Two drivers were shaken but uninjured following an afternoon crash in Port Alberni.

Emergency crews were called to the corner of Gertrude Street and Southgate Road at approximately 4:30 p.m., Port Alberni Fire Department Captain Ian Ritchie said.

Firemen found a small car and an SUV that collided at the intersection.

The drivers of both vehicles didn’t appear to be seriously injured and no extrication was required, Ritchie said.

One driver was taken to hospital and both cars had to be towed from the scene, he added.

An hour later, emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle collision at Third Avenue and Montrose Street. As of 5:35 p.m. police were still on the scene. No extrication was required despite one pickup truck reportedly rolling into some trees in the vicinity.

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