RCMP Officer Cleared in Valley Chase Accident

The Province’s Special Investigation Response Team so no charges are warranted in the accident of a vehicle involved in a police chase. An RCMP cruiser had pursued a suspect vehicle on Highway 101 last July 24th before calling off the chase for safety reasons. The suspect vehicle was later found overturned on Highway 221in Weston after investigators say it left the road while travelling 165km per hour. The province’s SIRT team investigates all incidents of injury incurred in incidents involving police but found the mountie was justified in chasing the vehicle and acted appropriately.