Summer Run 2014
Clearwater RCMP responded to traffic complaint on Highway 5 near Clearwater. The complaint involved a yellow Camaro with an Alberta licence plate and approximately 12 other vehicles driving at erratic speeds.
A decal on one of the vehicles read “Summer Run 2014”.
Traffic and General Duty police attended and ticketed three of the 12 drivers for speed against highway sign.
Clearwater RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 5 near Vavenby.
The vehicle was reported to be passing a semi-truck when the trailer being pulled “caught air” and jack-knifed, causing the trailer to spin around the vehicle, break off the truck and crash into the ditch.
No injuries were reported during the collision.
Clearwater RCMP were advised of possibly two vehicle break-ins during the last week. Both vehicles were unlocked and access was easily gained.
The first vehicle that was unlocked had a wallet left in it. All the cash was removed and the wallet was left behind in the vehicle.
The second vehicle may have been rummaged through but did not appear to be missing anything.
The best ways to prevent vehicle thefts are to remove any valuables from site and to keep your vehicle locked and alarmed if possible.
Vehicle vs. mosquito
Clearwater RCMP were advised of a single vehicle collision in Wells Gray Park near Clearwater Lake.
The driver of a rental car and one passenger were distracted by a mosquito in the vehicle, causing the vehicle to go off the road, hitting the ditch.
No injuries or bites were reported during the collision.