Driver with snowy windshield charged with disobeying Saskatoon police at rollover

Emergency services were called to rollover on the Idylwyld Drive overpass near 8th Street. Kevin Sexsmith / Global News

Saskatoon police charged a motorist who disobeyed officer commands while driving by a rollover on Tuesday.

Emergency services were called to a single-vehicle collision around noon on the Idylwyld Drive overpass near 8th Street.

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A pickup truck had rolled onto its side.

The man operating the truck was issued a ticket for driving without due care and attention.

While traffic restrictions were in place as the scene, police said the driver of a passing vehicle failed to slow down and drove through their barrier.

This other motorist was charged with disobeying officer commands as well as for having a windshield obstructed by snow and ice, according to a press release.

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No injuries were reported.

Police are reminding drivers to slow down when passing emergency vehicles, especially during these extremely cold temperatures and slick conditions.

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