Thirty-two people received tickets because they used their cell phones to take photos or videos of a three-truck crash that killed a truck driver on Wednesday.
Saskatoon police issued 32 $ 580 distraction tickets to the offenders.
We hear officers at the scene of the collision, including 3 semi-finished products, that drivers drive and use their mobile phones to take pictures / videos.
Please note that this is illegal and employees can track tickets. #SPSTraffic #yxetraffic
– Saskatoon Police (@SaskatoonPolice) October 21, 2020
The distracted drivers did not receive tickets at the scene – instead, the police removed the driver’s license plate number and sent tickets.
The 3-truck crash occurred at the intersection of Circle Drive and College Drive in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on Wednesday at 9:20 a.m. The accident took the life of a 51-year-old truck driver. Another truck driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The third driver of the truck was not injured.
More than 30 tickets have been issued for drivers who used their mobile phones to take photos / videos of the fatal collision yesterday at Circle Dr.
Punishment? $ 580
Remember: It is illegal to use your mobile phone while behind the wheel. Put it on and focus on safe driving.
– Saskatoon Police (@SaskatoonPolice) October 22, 2020