SASKATOON, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - On July 24, 2019, a Correctional Service Canada (CSC) vehicle was involved in a serious collision with a motorcycle near Whitewood, Saskatchewan, which resulted in the death of the driver of the motorcycle.
At the time of the accident, the CSC vehicle was transporting 10 inmates between federal facilities. None of the five staff or inmates were harmed in the accident. The inmates were immediately relocated to a secure facility until arrangements could be made for their transportation to a federal institution. All inmates are currently back in a federal institution.
CSC would like to thank the first responders and the Broadview RCMP who attended the scene of the accident. CSC will be working with the RCMP as they conduct an investigation into the accident.
CSC would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
SOURCE Correctional Services of Canada Prairie Region
For further information: Kelly Dae Dash, A/Regional Communications Manager, Correctional Service Canada, 306-659-9215