Crash on Nelson St. corner

A fender-bender disrupted the day for a couple of drivers. On the corner of Nelson St. and Eighth Ave. two vehicles collided on Friday afternoon, Jan. 17, about 2:00 p.m. It amounted to vehicle damage and left the intersection strewn with small bits of what vehicle exteriors are made of – hard plastic. No one seemed to be injured. The bumper of the van and the driver door of the truck were broken.

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Nelson Street in downtown Virden is busy. The business street connects the downtown avenues and offers traffic a route southwest across the creek, all the way to the perimeter road of Thomas Drive. It’s a slippery corner this time of year. Visibility is also reduced when vehicles park too near the intersections of Nelson and Eighth.

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