December 29, 2016 1:12 pm

Texting while driving ends in rollover: Saskatoon police

Saskatoon police say a driver was texting when he hit a barrier at 22nd Street and Fairmont Drive causing the car to roll on its roof.

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Police have charged a man for texting while driving following a rollover in Saskatoon.

The rollover happened Thursday at around 4:30 a.m. CT at 22nd Street and Fairmont Drive when a car struck a concrete barrier and rolled on its roof.

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The driver, an 18-year-old man, and a teen boy were not hurt.

A 16-year-old girl was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Saskatoon police said an examination of the driver’s smart phone showed that he was texting at the time of the collision.

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