Driver Who Killed 15-Year-Old Facing 14 Charges, Including Drug Related Impaired Driving

Driver Who Killed Boy Facing 14 Charges

WINNIPEG - RCMP have laid fourteen charges against a 29-year-old man that struck and killed a 15-year-old boy, injured another and fled the scene Friday night.

Police say on Friday at 11:45PM two 15-year-old boys were riding their bikes on the shoulder of Donald Road, just off of Highway 9, when a vehicle went off the roadway and struck them. The boys were thrown into the ditch by the impact.

One 15-year-old boy, from the RM of St. Andrews, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition.

The driver fled the scene on foot after his vehicle became disabled in the ditch. K-9 was called in and quickly picked-up a track and found the man in a vehicle on Donald Road.

RCMP has laid the following 14 charges against Justin Joseph Little:

  • Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, by a drug, Causing Death
  • Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, by a drug, Causing Bodily Harm
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm
  • Failure to remain at the scene of an accident where a person is deceased
  • Failure to remain at the scene of an accident where a person is injured
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
  • Mischief under $5000
  • Fail to comply with Recognizance (6 counts)

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