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UPDATED: Early morning collision with a taxi sends one to hospital

On Sunday, December 19, 2021, just before 2:30 a.m., a car traveling Westbound on Queen Street struck a taxi in in the 500-block.  At the time of the collision, three patrons were attempting to get in the taxi.

One adult female was transported to the hospital to be treated for serious, but not life-threatening injuries, one person received minor injuries and one with no injuries.  The driver of the taxi escaped with no injuries.

Patrol Response teams, Forensic Identification Services, Accident Reconstruction, Major Crime and the Critical Incident Commander assisted in the investigation.

A 30-year old male was arrested, and it is believed that alcohol is a factor in the collision. The file remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Fredericton Police at 506-460-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

File 21-26352

 

Note: A previous version of this release indicated that the suspect vehicle was heading Eastbound on Queen when it struck the taxi. The car was in fact traveling Westbound. We apologize for the error.