Car accident in Godmanchester
First responders along with officers from the Sûreté du Québec’s MRC du Haut-Saint-Laurent station were called to an accident on Route 138 in Godmanchester around 11 a.m. on October 13.
According to Sûreté du Québec (SQ) spokesperson Audrey-Anne Bilodeau, the accident involved a single car that swerved off the road before landing in the ditch. The driver, a woman who was alone aboard the vehicle, suffered minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Three stopped for speeding
Police officers from the SQ’s Haut-Saint-Laurent station pulled over three individuals for major speeding offences in less than two days in the municipality of Franklin.
During the afternoon of October 7, patrol officers stopped a motorist on Route 209 for driving 212 kilometres per hour in a zone where the maximum speed limit is 90 km/h. The driver, who was in his twenties, received a $2,146 ticket and 30 demerit points for the infraction, and his driver’s licence was suspended for a period of seven days.
The following morning, officers pulled over a motorist on Route 209 for driving 99 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. The driver, who was in her thirties, received a $674 ticket and 10 demerit points.
During the afternoon of October 8, officers intercepted another motorist on Route 209. The driver, who was in her forties, was caught driving at 100 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. She received an $816 ticket and 10 demerit points for the infraction.
In accordance with the Highway Safety Code, both motorists had their driver’s licences suspended for a period of seven days. (SR)