Driver charged following Motor Vehicle Collision

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On November 7, 2021, police responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at approximately 6:00 pm in the 1800 block of 18th street N.  The two vehicles involved were travelling in the same direction when the car struck the SUV from behind sending it into the ditch.  The three passengers of the SUV were treated for minor injuries.  The passenger of the car was injured and was transported to hospital with serious injuries.  The driver of the car fled the scene.  Police were unable to locate him at the time.

On November 16, 2021, the 46-year-old male driver of the car turned himself into police and was arrested.  He was later released to appear in court on January 13, 2022 on a charge of Fail to Remain at the Scene of Accident Causing Bodily Harm.  He also faces numerous fines under the Highway Traffic Act.