Regina Police Look to Identify Vehicle & Driver Involved in Dangerous Driving Event

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Police Service is asking the public’s help in identifying and locating a vehicle and driver involved in an incident of dangerous driving on April 22, 2017.

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On April 22, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., police were travelling northbound on Highway 1 bypass crossing Victoria Avenue, when they observed a black sedan with dark tinting. Police initiated a traffic stop, when the sedan accelerated hard. Police pursued the vehicle for a brief period, but ended pursuit for safety reasons. According to the in-car camera system, the suspect vehicle peaked at a speed of 213 km/hr. Investigation into the license plate number revealed that the plate number was registered to another vehicle.

On Sunday, July 6, 2017, at approximately 6:15 p.m., a Regina Police Service Traffic Safety Unit member observed what is believed to be the same vehicle with the same dark rims with its notable blue pin striping, turning northbound on Lewvan Drive from westbound Gordon Road. The vehicle evaded police, but the license plate was observed. The plate number was connected to an expired plate registered to another vehicle.

This kind of driving behavior exhibited by this vehicle risks the safety of all other users of our roadways. Police are continuing this investigation to try to identify and locate the driver and vehicle. The vehicle is described as a black Lexus IS350 with all windows tinted and black rims with a blue metallic machined inner face. Anyone who has information that could assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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