Teen dies, second driver critically hurt in head-on crash in Nanaimo
A teenager was killed and another driver was airlifted to hospital in a fatal crash on the Nanaimo Parkway Monday, Oct. 6, 2015. (CTV Vancouver Island)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:10AM PDT
NANAIMO, B.C. - A head-on crash in Nanaimo. B.C., has killed a teenager and sent a 35-year-old man to hospital with critical head injuries.
RCMP in the Vancouver Island city say the collision happened at around 10:30 Monday night.
A southbound Suzuki Sidekick crossed into the northbound lanes of the Nanaimo Parkway, slamming into an oncoming Mazda RX8.
The 19-year-old Nanaimo man driving the Mazda died at the scene.
The Nanoose Bay resident at the wheel of the Suzuki has been airlifted to hospital in Victoria.
A cause of the crash remains under investigation.