POLICE NEWS: Rollover on Tatlow Road due to distracted driving, say police

Please remember to secure your belongings and don’t leave garage door openers in your vehicles.

  • Aug. 26, 2015 2:00 p.m.

Sidney & North Saanich

• On Aug 17 at 11 a.m. police attended a single vehicle roll-over on Tatlow Road at West Saanich Road.

The driver was distracted and had reached down to retrieve something off the floor.

A violation ticket was issued for distracted driving. The driver only sustained minor injuries.

 

• On Aug 17, police attended a residential break and enter in the 9700 block of West Saanich Road. Entry was gained through an unlocked garage door (the vehicle in the driveway had been left unlocked, the thieves accessed the garage by using the garage door opener).

Please remember to secure your belongings and don’t leave garage door openers in your vehicles.

Also, ensure you lock the door that leads from your garage to your house. In this case, thieves made away with a bicycle, car keys and some change.

 

• On Aug 18, police responded to a collision between a cyclist and a vehicle on McDonald Park Road.  The vehicle was stopped and the cyclist struck the vehicle. It is believed alcohol was a factor in this crash.

The cyclist, according to witnesses, was travelling  fast and disobeyed a yield sign. The cyclist was taken to hospital and was discharged with only minor injuries.

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