Officer ticketed for traffic violation in connection with collision

A police officer has been ticketed for failing to obey a yield sign in connection with a collision last month.

On May 31, 2016 the officer was operating a marked police cruiser and was enroute to an emergency call when he failed to obey a yield sign at the intersection of 11 Avenue and 28 Street South. The police car subsequently collided with another vehicle. Both drivers were transported to hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.

The specified penalty for failing to obey a yield sign is $388.