Fatal crash near Nanaimo airport shuts down part of Trans-Canada Highway

One person is confirmed dead following a collision on Highway 1 South of Nanamio Monday afternoon.

RCMP and various traffic services attended the two vehicle crash around 3:25 pm at Spitfire Road.

Initial indications are that a south bound vehicle on Highway 1 made a left turn in front of a north bound vehicle.  As a result, one person was confirmed dead at the scene.

The investigation is in its early stages and no further information is available at this time.

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