Investigation launched into injury at police stop
SYDNEY — The Serious Incident Response Team is investigating an injury suffered by the passenger of a truck that was stopped by Cape Breton Regional Police on Monday. At approximately 4:30 p.m., as the result of a call from another driver, a marked police vehicle attempted to pull over a truck travelling north on George Street. The truck turned onto Edgar Street and then onto Donna Drive. At that point the passen- ger had exited the vehicle, and was found by police injured. He was treated at hospital for a fractured leg. He has since been remanded into custody on charges relating to breaching a court order. The driver has been charged with various Motor Vehicle Act offences. As a result of the injury, police contacted the Serious Incident Response Team to report the incident. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Serious Incident Response Team toll- free at 1- 855- 4502010. The Serious Incident Response Team is responsible for investigating all serious incidents involving police in Nova Scotia, whether or not there is an allegation of wrongdoing.