On December 10, 2017 at 10:54 am, Saskatoon Police attended a motor vehicle accident on the southbound exit ramp from Attridge Drive to Circle Drive East, involving two vehicles.
A motorist traveling southbound from Attridge Drive, pulled over onto the shoulder of the off ramp and stopped in order to use a handheld device. A vehicle following behind did not have enough room to pass and struck the lead, stopped vehicle.The lone motorist in the lead vehicle was transported to hospital with minor injury while the occupant of the second vehicle was unharmed.
The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.
Motorists are reminded that when they do pull off the roadway to use a handheld device, it must be completely onto the shoulder and not encroach upon the driving lane.