Published on August 18, 2013
The Honda after it hit a utility pole.
Published on August 16, 2013
This Honda Civic hit a utility pole when it crashed on Parker Mountain Road on Thursday at about 5 p.m. The driver of another car was arrested and charged with dangerous driving. RCMP say the two young drivers were racing prior to the accident.
More charges possible in Parker Mountain Road accident
Annapolis District RCMP have charged a 17-year-old male with dangerous driving under the Canadian Criminal Code.
On August 15, at about 5 p.m., Annapolis District RCMP, along with Emergency Health Services and Annapolis Royal Fire Department, responded to a single-vehicle crash on Parker Mountain Road. Preliminary investigation revealed that a south bound vehicle lost control and struck a hydro pole.
A police investigation revealed the vehicle involved, a Honda Civic, was racing on the roadway with a Chev Cavalier prior to the crash. The lone occupant of the Civic, a 21-year-old man from Annapolis County, was transported to the Annapolis Royal Health Centre in Annapolis Royal with non-life threatening injuries. He was later released from hospital.
A 17-year-old male from Annapolis County, who was driving the Cavalier, was later arrested for Dangerous Driving. He was released into the custody of his parents and will appear in court in October 2013. The investigation is continuing and more charges are anticipated.