A youth is in stable condition after being medevaced following a collision with an RCMP vehicle on Friday evening.

The youth was sliding down a hill and crossed a road, colliding with a police vehicle that was passing by on a routine patrol at approximately 8:22 p.m., according to a press release issued by the Mounties on Saturday afternoon.

The RCMP is sending officers from Iqaluit to Pond Inlet to investigate the incident.

The youth is in the care of a parent while recovering at a medical facility, the police added.

 

Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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