Rash of Crashes Results in Call for Care
Prince George, B.C. – North District RCMP Traffic Services are calling on drivers to exercise more care following a week of crashes in the region.
During the past week, RCMP officers from North District Traffic Services, Prince George, Quesnel, Mackenzie and Valemount RCMP have responded to five separate collisions that saw a combined total of seventeen people sent to various hospitals with injuries ranging from minor to critical.
Police say that while contributing factors in each of the incidents may not be the same, they do not suspect dug or alcohol impairment to have played a role in the injury crashes. Having said, that, Police advise that charges under the Motor Vehicle Act , such as Due Care and Attention, are being considered as police continue to investigate.
With the last long weekend of summer coming up, Police are reminding motorists to expect an increase in traffic volume and to make sure drivers and their vehicles are prepared for any road trips.
Police will be on the highways to ensure that people are obeying the rules and regulations.