Cyclist hit in Nelson

A cyclist was struck by a car Thursday morning at the intersection of Vernon and Hendryx streets.

A cyclist was struck by a car Thursday morning at the intersection of Vernon and Hendryx streets.

A Nelson RCMP officer witnessed the accident and was able to help the injured cyclist, who was taken to hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle was ticketed for making an unsafe turn.

“As the weather improves, the Nelson police would like to remind motorists to be mindful of cyclists, pedestrians, and motorcycles using the road,” said Nelson police Sgt. Corey Hoy.

Public drinking and drug use complaints on the rise

The Nelson Police Department says it has received several complaints about people drinking and using drugs in public.

Hoy said public drinking can result in a fine of $230 under the Liquor Control and Licensing Act. In addition, being drunk in public can result in a further fine of $115 or being arrested.

 

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