October 20th, 2020

Man fined for driving with undue care and attention


By Lethbridge Herald on September 26, 2020.

Man fined for driving with undue care and attention

Delon Shurtz
Lethbridge Herald
dshurtz@lethbridgeherald.com
A man originally charged with impaired driving and dangerous driving under the Criminal Code was fined Friday in Lethbridge court after pleading guilty to a lesser charge under the Traffic Safety act of driving with undue care and attention.
Court was told Edward Jefferey Witney was speeding along Mayor Magrath Drive South at about 4:30 a.m. Nov. 3 of last year, and was not paying attention when he struck a curb, overcorrected, then struck a tree in the median causing his vehicle to overturn.
Emergency responders could only extract Witney and his passenger by cutting and removing the cab of the truck.
Witney was fined $1,725 and had his operator’s licence suspended for 45 days.
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