Crews respond to a vehicle in a water-filled ditch along the Nanaimo Parkway on Friday afternoon. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Car crashes, splashes into ditch along the highway in Nanaimo

Police, ambulance and fire crews respond to incident at about 1:15 p.m. Friday

A compact car crashed into a ditch filled with water along the Nanaimo Parkway this afternoon.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue along with Nanaimo RCMP and B.C. Ambulance responded to a single-vehicle incident along the Nanaimo Parkway south of Northfield Road at about 1:15 p.m. Friday.

Crews arrived to find a Honda Civic stuck in a ditch and partially submerged in water. There were no injuries.

Southbound traffic near Northfield was being reduced to a single lane as a result of the incident.

For past coverage of car crashes in Nanaimo, click here.

READ ALSO: Pickup truck rolls and crashes in Nanaimo’s north end

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