Police are investigating two unrelated motor vehicle collisions which occurred today where police vehicles were involved.
The first incident occurred at approximately 8:20 AM this morning, August 13, 2018, at the intersection of Lewvan Drive and 4th Avenue.
On the morning of August 13, 2018, shortly before 8:20 AM, police attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle in the area of Sherwood Drive and Lewvan Drive. Once police activated emergency equipment, the suspect vehicle evaded police. The suspect vehicle continued southbound on Lewvan Drive and collided with a second vehicle which was making a left turn from eastbound 4th Avenue onto northbound Lewvan Drive. The driver of the suspect vehicle, a 28 year-old male, fled the scene on foot and was arrested nearby a short time later. The suspect was transported to hospital and treated for minor injuries. A
passenger driver (corrected Aug 14, 2018) of the second vehicle also suffered minor injuries, and was taken to hospital. Both the suspect and person in the second vehicle were treated and released. The suspect has now been taken into custody. Charges are pending.
The second incident occurred at approximately 1:30 PM, today, at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Elphinstone Street. Police were responding to a call for service in the 1300 block of Cameron Street regarding a suspicious vehicle, when a marked police vehicle entered the intersection of 8th Avenue and Elphinstone Street, and collided with another vehicle.
A 48 year-old female passenger was transported to hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries. A police officer also sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
The Regina Police Service are continuing these investigations, and are asking anyone with information to please contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or your local law enforcement agency, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Details on these investigations, and any pending charges, will be made available at a later time.
The Regina Police Service thanks the public and the media for their assistance.