A car caught fire after a crash in front of a shopping plaza in Nanaimo this afternoon.
Emergency crews were called to Rock City Plaza along the old Island Highway at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, following a crash at the access to the strip mall’s parking lot.
The car fire was knocked down with an extinguisher by a Nanaimo RCMP officer who was first on scene.
Two people were being treated for minor injuries.
Northbound traffic on the highway was slow at Rock City Road as crews cleared the scene.
Nanaimo RCMP, Nanaimo Fire Rescue, B.C. Ambulance on scene, Old Island Hwy at Rock City Plaza, 2-vehicle crash. One car started on fire. Knocked down by RCMP first on scene w/extinguisher.
One driver being treated for minor injuries.#Nanaimo #traffic @NanaimoBulletin pic.twitter.com/GzmZCWP97t
— Chris Bush (@ChrisBushphotog) July 29, 2020