Nanaimo man arrested
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A three vehicle collision on Highway 19A has taken the life of one Nanaimo motorcyclist on Friday afternoon.

At approximately 12 p.m. on Friday, March 22nd, two motor vehicles and one motorcycle collided on northbound Highway 19A, between Bowen Road and Norwell Drive.

The drivers of both motor vehicles were taken to the hospital by ambulance after sustaining minor injuries, but the motorcyclist passed away as a result of serious injuries sustained in the crash.

The northbound lane of Highway 19A has been closed due to the incident, and traffic delays are expected for some time. Police are advising motorists to avoid the area if possible.

The investigation remains ongoing, and BC Coroners Service and RCMP Traffic Analysts are attending the scene.

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