Six injured in Highway 4 crash

Six people are injured and Highway 4 between Port Alberni and Qualicum is closed after a three-vehicle accident this morning.

Six people are injured and Highway 4 between Port Alberni and Qualicum is closed after a three-vehicle accident this morning.

The accident happened at 11:30 a.m., Oceanside RCMP Sgt. Darrell Robertson said.

A West bound pickup truck lost control crossed the centre line and collided with two east bound cars.

Four people were seriously injured and flown to hospitals on the Island. Their status is unknown, Robertson said.

Two people suffered only minor injuries.

The age, gender and residency of the occupants isn’t being released pending notification of family members.

The highway will be closed until 4-5 p.m., Robertson said.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111.

reporter@albernivalleynews

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