Cyclist hit in Morinville


Cyclist hit

A kid on a bicycle was hit by a vehicle in Morinville on Monday morning.

At around 8:15 a.m. the Morinville RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a black Toyota Highlander SUV and a the youth at the corner of 101 Avenue and 100th Street.

The SUV was travelling west on 101 Avenue was making a right turn onto 100th Street when it struck the youth, who was travelling westbound.

The kid was transported by EMS to hospital with minor injuries and there were minor damages to the Toyota Highlander.

The collision is still under investigation but the Morinville RCMP. Police are reminding the public that cyclists must obey all traffic control devices including stop signs and traffic lights. Cyclists must dismount their bikes and walk across the crosswalk to be considered pedestrians. Anyone under the age of 18 is required to wear a helmet while riding a bike.

Break and enter

A St. Albert OPA restaurant was broken into when a culprit smashed the window to enter the shop.

On May 31 just before 1 a.m. an unknown male broke the shop, grabbed the cash out of the register drawer and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man was wearing a ski mask and goggles at the time.

Theft of vehicle

A vehicle was stolen out of the lot of St. Albert Dodge dealership.

On May 29 the RCMP responded to a call of the theft of a vehicle, which is believed to have happened between May 10 and May 29.

The uniquely coloured two-door sports car was taken from the lot on of the St. Albert Trail location.

The vehicle is described as a 2018 Dodge Challenger Model C in the colour of F8 green.

RCMP are reminding residents that  coordinated efforts can lead to intelligence-led crime reduction strategies enabling the RCMP to identify crime hotspots and target the repeat offenders responsible for the majority of the crime in our communities.

Anyone with information about these or any other crimes is asked to contact St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or the Morinville RCMP at 780-939-4550. Anonymous tips can be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at


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Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2016. She writes about municipal, provincial and federal politics; court and crime; general news and features.