Over $2,000 and 9 demerit points for a Joy ride in flooded sector in F-C
Article published on 1 May 2019
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The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) informed CHIP 101.9 that the police identified the two people who drove a truck in the flooded streets of Fort-Coulonge.

The driver of the vehicle was apprehended and will receive two fines totalling $ 2027; for having the endangerment of the properties in the neighbourhood and for distracted driving (using his cell phone to film the action while driving.) 9 demerit points will be added to his driving record.

The passenger contacted the police to explain the facts and take responsibility for his actions. He has reached an agreement with the municipality: he will volunteer and provide them with equipment as compensation for his actions.

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