Driver gets ticket for running red light, causing accident

Published on January 28, 2014

A female driver was given a ticket for disobeying a red light Monday after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Empire Avenue and Stamps Lane in St John’s.

The accident occurred around 3:42 p.m.

One vehicle was heading north on Stamps Lane when it was in collision with a west bound vehicle on Empire Avenue. The RNC said there were no injuries and damage was minor.

 Shortly after 5 p.m., police also responded to a three-vehicle collision on Empire Avenue, west of the Freshwater Road intersection. All three vehicles were headed east on Empire Ave when the first and second vehicles stopped, causing a chain reaction involving three vehicles.  There were no injuries but damage was moderate. Two of the vehicles had to be towed from the scene.