Street racing in Pitt Meadows results in vehicle impounds

Ridge Meadows

2022-05-18 16:39 HAP

Dossier nº 2022-8493

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Pitt Meadows, B.C. – Ridge Meadows RCMP have impounded two cars after an alleged street racing incident in Pitt Meadows which took place last weekend.

In response to community feedback around speeding and dangerous driving, the Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Road Safety Traffic Team (RSTT) are engaged in enhanced proactive patrols. On Saturday, May 14, an RSTT member was performing an active patrol in an unmarked police car when, at around 8:30 PM, they observed two vehicles lined up side by side in the 19000 block area of Airport Way in Pitt Meadows. The cars, a 2022 Infiniti Q 50 and a 2021 Audi A4, proceeded to be operated at a high rate of speed, driving west bound beside each other, on the two-lane road.

Both cars were stopped, the drivers were issued violation tickets and the cars have been impounded for seven days.

These two drivers were not thinking of anyone but themselves.  How would their families feel, or worse yet, the families of an innocent bystander feel, if their reckless driving caused a fatality, states Corporal Julie Klaussner.

Police in Pitt Meadows issued 50 traffic violation tickets in March and 116 traffic violation tickets in April.

Klaussner continues, Our traffic members will continue to be throughout the community in both marked and unmarked police cars and we have zero tolerance for this dangerous driving behavior.

Released by
Corporal Julie KLAUSSNER
Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows Detachment
Main Office: (604)463-6251
Direct Line: (604) 467-7647
GRC de Ridge Meadows / Gouvernement du Canada

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