Valleyview RCMP remind motorists to slow down for emergency vehicles

News release

Valleyview RCMP are reminding motorists to slow down and move over when approaching stopped emergency vehicles after a 3 vehicle collision on Saturday night.

On Saturday January 13, 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m. a tow truck was stopped on the shoulder of Highway 49 and Township Road 720 loading a vehicle on to the flat deck.

A passing SUV then struck the tow truck, driving up the deck ramp of the tow truck and striking the vehicle that was being towed.

The tow truck operator was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The three occupants of the SUV were not injured.

The driver of the SUV was charged for driving carelessly.

Motorists are reminded to drive according to road and weather conditions.


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