One in hospital after three car pile up in Alberni

One person was sent to hospital after a three-car accident at the intersection of Gertrude Street and Johnston Road Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews tend to an accident scene at the intersection of Gertrude Street and Johnston Road on Wednesday morning. Three cars were involved and the occupant of one vehicle was taken to hospital.

Emergency crews responded to a three-car accident at the intersection of Gertrude Street and Johnston Road.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. Witnesses say that two cars collided in the middle of the intersection, then one car veered off and lodged under a dump truck parked at the intersection waiting for the light to change.

A male occupant of one vehicle was extricated and transported to West Coast General Hospital by B.C. Ambulance. No one else appeared to be injured.

Traffic was still congested at the intersection at 10 :15 a.m.

Watch www.albernivalleynews.com for updates to this story.

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