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Three tow truck drivers charged with getting too close to crash scene

Two were also charged with careless driving
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NEWS RELEASE
WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICE
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On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at approximately 5:10 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of Fischer-Hallman Road and Glasgow Street in Kitchener for a collision involving three vehicles. 

As emergency services were responding to the scene, a driving complaint was received regarding two tow trucks that drove their unmarked tow trucks on the north sidewalk of Fischer-Hallman Road in order to attend the collision scene and obtain business from the people involved. 

A third tow truck attended shortly after. 

Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Traffic Services Unit investigated the driving complaint against the tow truck drivers. 

As a result of the investigation, three tow truck drivers were charged with Positioning a Tow Truck within 200m of an Accident. 

Two of the tow truck drivers were also charged with Careless Driving and had their tow trucks seized until the matter is completed in court.

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