Drinking, suspended drivers and motor vehicle incidents keep RCMP busy

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 76 complaints and calls for service during the past week

  • Nov. 19, 2015 11:00 a.m.
100 Mile RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 5800 block of Horse Lake Road on Nov. 13. According to police, the driver of a Chrysler PT Cruiser was allegedly turning left into a driveway and the driver of a Chrysler Neon impacted the side and rear of the other vehicle.

100 Mile RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 5800 block of Horse Lake Road on Nov. 13. According to police, the driver of a Chrysler PT Cruiser was allegedly turning left into a driveway and the driver of a Chrysler Neon impacted the side and rear of the other vehicle.

100 Mile House RCMP responded to 76 complaints and calls for service during the past week. Below are highlights of the week’s calls.

Vehicles damaged

On Nov. 13, 100 Mile RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision in the 5800 block of Horse Lake Road.

The driver of a Chrysler PT Cruiser was allegedly turning left into a driveway, when the driver of a Chrysler Neon impacted the side and rear of the other vehicle.

Both vehicles received considerable damage. The investigation into the cause of this collision is continuing.

In the ditch

On Nov. 11, shortly after 3:30 a.m., 100 Mile RCMP responded to a report of a tractor-trailer unit that had gone into the ditch on Highway 97 near Ferguson Road in Lac la Hache.

The driver, who was not injured, appeared to have lost control during adverse weather and road conditions. The tractor-trailer unit was towed from the scene.

No charges are being contemplated at this time.

Suspended driver

On Nov. 11, Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services investigators were conducting speed enforcement in 100 Mile House.

A vehicle was checked for not having a front licence plate. The male driver of the vehicle was determined to be suspended from driving.

The vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days. The driver was issued an appearance notice for a court date in 100 Mile House on Jan. 12, 2016.

Roadside checks

During the past week, both 100 Mile RCMP and Cariboo-Chilcotin Traffic Services conducted a series of check stops targeting impaired drivers.

Three driving suspensions were handed out for liquor-related offences.

 

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