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Canada Impaired driving charges laid after fatal ATV crash: Wakaw RCMP

02:10  07 july  2020
02:10  07 july  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

Man critically injured after rollover in Saskatoon

  Man critically injured after rollover in Saskatoon Saskatoon police said the rollover happened at Highway 16 and Idylwyld Drive North. A man is in life-threatening condition after a rollover Monday morning in Saskatoon. Police said it happened at Highway 16 and Idylwyld Drive North at around 3:15 a.m. Read more: 3 dead following two-vehicle collision north of Waldeck, Sask. According to the Saskatoon Fire Department, a middle-aged man was trapped inside the Hyundai SUV with critical injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt, police said. The SUV had to be stabilized before firefighters could extract the man, fire officials said.

La Ronge RCMP say they have laid an impaired driving charge following a fatal pedestrian collision this past weekend in northern Saskatchewan. The man was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. His name was not released by police . During the investigation, police said they received a report from a

Impaired driving is the term used in Canada to describe the criminal offence of operating, having care or the control of a motor vehicle while the person's ability to operate the motor vehicle is impaired by alcohol or a drug.

a person with collar shirt: Police said three occupants were riding in the side-by-side ATV when the driver lost control and rolled it. None of them were wearing a helmet, according to a press release. © File / Global News Police said three occupants were riding in the side-by-side ATV when the driver lost control and rolled it. None of them were wearing a helmet, according to a press release.

Police have laid impaired driving charges after a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) this past weekend in Saskatchewan.

The rollover took place on a rural property at roughly 10:50 p.m. on July 4, according to Wakaw RCMP.

Read more: Saskatchewan police continue fight against impaired driving, 411 cases in May: SGI

Police said three occupants were riding in the side-by-side ATV when the driver lost control and rolled it. None of them were wearing a helmet, according to a press release.

EMS pronounced a 51-year-old passenger dead at the scene. His name was not released by police.

Both the driver, a 48-year-old man, and the other passenger were not hurt, RCMP said.

Officers arrested Patrick Strong on scene and he has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death as well as refusing to provide a breath sample. The Saskatoon man is expected to make his first provincial court appearance on Aug. 11.

Teen girl in hospital with life-threatening injuries after crash near Portage la Prairie, Man. .
Several people were injured in a crash near Portage la Prairie, Man., Monday afternoon, including a teenage girl who was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. RCMP said reports came in at about 2:30 p.m. of a two-vehicle crash at the Highway 26 and Trans-Canada Highway intersection — just east of the southern Manitoba city. A southbound vehicle merged onto the Trans-Canada and was hit by a westbound vehicle, said RCMP Const. Paul Manaigre. A teenage girl was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, said Manaigre, and a few others suffered less severe injuries. RCMP said further details would be released on Tuesday.

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