Single motor vehicle accident Dec. 23

There was a single motor vehicle accident Dec. 23 just south of the turnoff to the Port Hardy airport.

Port Hardy Emergency Services personnel responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident Dec. 23. The accident, resulting in non life-threatening injuries, occurred just south of the turnoff to the Port Hardy Airport. According to Port Hardy RCMP St. Sgt. Gord Brownridge, slippery, snow-covered roads were the main factor. The northbound car, carrying a couple from Port McNeill, slid off the road and into the ditch, where the vehicle came to a stop on its roof. EMS personnel were needed to extricate them from the vehicle. They were transported by ambulance to Port Hardy Hospital.