NORTH RIVER – Eight vehicles, including a Colchester RCMP cruiser, landed in the ditch along the Hiram Lynds Road on Monday thanks to ice.
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A Colchester RCMP cruiser was one of eight vehicles to catch the ice on the Hiram Lynds Road in North River at around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The vehicles all landed in the ditch, however none sustained much damage and no injuries were reported.
RCMP Const. Bill Collier said none of the vehicles involved were seriously damaged and no injuries were reported.
“We got the call at 6:27 p.m., and it was all vehicles going into the ditch within minutes of each other,” said Collier, adding it was the same thing with the RCMP cruiser.
“There weren’t any collision with any of the vehicles, they just slid off the road.”
Collier said that as the officer was responding, a Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal truck had already been called to the site to deliver sand.
“We had to wait until the road was sanded before we could get towed out but DoT was on the way at the same time,” he added. “For some reason, it was just that particular road that was slippery.”
Collier said other roads had spots of ice as well, but the Hiram Lynds Road was the worst.