Five Vehicle Accident Preston Avenue And 8th Street East

The Saskatoon Police Service are advising the public to use caution while driving. Within the past three hours members have responded to several multi-vehicle accidents. Road conditions have become very slippery with the recent snow fall.

Reduced speeds, leave earlier to your destination, and extra care while driving are strongly encouraged.

A five vehicle collision occurred at Preston Avenue and 8th Street East at 7:09 PM this evening. A vehicle that was westbound on 8th Street East entered the intersection of Preston Avenue colliding with a vehicle southbound on Preston Avenue. The southbound vehicle collided with two other vehicles, while a northbound vehicle on Preston Avenue collided with the vehicle that was westbound on 8th Street East.

As a result of this collision a twenty-one year old female was taken to St. Paul's Hospital with non life threatening injuries by M. D. Ambulance.

The twenty-two year old male driver of the westbound vehicle on 8th Street East has been charged with Disobey A Red Traffic Light contrary to The Traffic Safety Act.

(Occurrence Number: 08-14503)