Contractor, driver plead not guilty to Shellbrook overpass damage

Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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Prince Albert Provincial Court

A contracting company and motorist are pleading not guilty to charges relating to thousands of dollars in damage to the Shellbrook overpass last fall.

Speaking via phone on Tuesday at Prince Albert Provincial Court, the defence lawyer for the accused entered not guilty pleas on behalf of both of his clients. He also noted that two witnesses will be speaking for the defence during the trial.

The case has been adjourned to Tuesday, July 29 at 1:30 p.m. in P.A. Provincial Court.

Eagle Creek Contracting and Darren Smith have each been charged with one violation of the Traffic Safety Act and three violations of the Highways and Transportation Act.

They include failing to notify and provide information to those affected by an accident, causing damage to a public improvement, two counts of operating a vehicle exceeding the maximum dimensions for a public highway and three counts of contravening weight and dimension expectations.

See also:

Plea date set in Shellbrook overpass case

Company charged over Shellbrook overpass damage

Geographic location: Shellbrook

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