On Saturday, July 30th, 2011, at 2:21 p.m., the Princeton RCMP responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle incident on Highway 3 at Eastgate service station, Manning Park. The incident involved two passenger vehicles where one vehicle rear-ended the other, after failing to yield to the vehicle that was turning into the service station. Both airbags were deployed, but the drivers and passengers had been wearing their seatbelts and they only sustained minor injuries. Following to closely and possibly speeding are believed to be factors in this incident.
On Monday, August 1st, 2011m at 12:28 p.m., the Princeton RCMP responded to a single motor vehicle incident with a paedestrian at 7500 Highway 3 at Manning Park. The incident involved one pickup truck that had backed out of a parking stall and into a pedestrian that was standing behind it. The pedestrian appears to have sustained minor injuries. Reversing when Unsafe is believed to be a factor in this incident.
The Princeton RCMP would like to remind members of the general public to please pay attention to the advisry speed limit signs, keep distance with the vehicle ahead of you and to slow down, and drive defensively.
Cst. K. Slocombe