Cyclist charged in collision

Ponoka RCMP briefs

A collision between a truck and cyclist has seen the man on the bicycle receive a ticket.

On Oct. 23, officers from the Ponoka RCMP attended a collision on 48 Ave. where a truck was westbound on 43 St. and the bike northbound on 48 Ave.

Police determined the cyclist failed to stop, proceeding into the intersection and striking the side of the truck. The 68-year-old man from Ponoka on the bicycle was taken to hospital with minor injuries and was also charged with failing to obey a yield sign.

RCMP are also continuing to investigate a break and enter of a home on 54 St. on Oct. 25, where a Kipor generator was stolen.

Anyone with information on this or any other crime are asked to call the Ponoka RCMP detachment at (403) 783-4472. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information provided that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property or the seizure of illicit drugs may qualify for a cash award.

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