The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
By: Staff Writer
Posted: 08/13/2018 9:35 AM
A 25-year-old Winnipeg woman was injured on Friday night in an ATV accident on Loewen Boulevard, near the intersection of Shady Acres Lane in the RM of La Broquerie.
Police received a report of the crash around 8:45 p.m.
The woman was driving the ATV along with a 26-year-old male passenger from Steinbach.
Neither were wearing helmets. The driver suffered broken arms, while the passenger was uninjured.
Police said in a release on Monday morning that due to the driver’s inexperience, she lost control of the ATV while trying to avoid pedestrians.
Alcohol, police said, may have been a contributing factor. The release also noted that the ATV had been reported stolen in 2017.
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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