RCMP, emergency services busy with motor vehicle incidents

100 Mile RCMP responded to 80 complaints and calls for service during the week

  • Jul. 2, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Took vehicle without consent

On June 28, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a report that a youth had taken a vehicle without permission from a residence in Deka Lake and had also driven the vehicle without a licence.

The male youth was located after the fact and arrested for taking an auto without consent. He was released on a promise to appear with a court date of Sept. 8 in 100 Mile House.

Pedestrian knocked down

On June 28, police and emergency crews responded to a collision in the Save-On-Foods parking lot where a pedestrian had been struck at low speed by a vehicle, which had been parking.

The female pedestrian was examined at the scene and then transported by ambulance to the 100 Mile District General Hospital. The investigation into this incident is continuing.

Rollover incident

On June 24, police and emergency crews responded to a single vehicle rollover incident on Highway 24 near the intersection of Lakes Boulevard at Sheridan Lake.

The female driver of a Ford Focus lost control while negotiating a curve. She attempted to counter-steer, but the vehicle ended up going into the ditch and rolling several times.

The driver, who suffered minor injuries, was taken to 100 Mile District General Hospital. Speed is believed to be a factor in this incident.

The investigation into this matter is continuing.

Excessive speed

There was one incident of excessive speed during the past week.

A local driver was observed operating a vehicle 51 km/h over the posted speed limit. The driver received a fine and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.