Missing 91-year-old found close to her Code Road home – Ladysmith Police Briefs

The Ladysmith RCMP responded to 47 calls for service from Oct. 5-11, including motor vehicle accidents and a report of a missing woman.

The Ladysmith RCMP Detachment responded to 47 calls for service from Oct. 5-11.

Friday, October 5

• The Ladysmith RCMP responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Trans-Canada Highway near Edgelow Road. A southbound vehicle swerved on the highway to miss a deer, causing the driver to lose control, and the vehicle flipped over onto its roof.  The highway was closed for a short period of time until the accident scene could be examined and cleared. The lone male driver did not suffer any significant injuries. The police are continuing their investigation, and speed was a contributing factor in the accident.

Sunday, October 7

• In the early evening of Oct. 7, the Ladysmith RCMP received a report of a missing 91-year-old female in the area of Code Road. A police service dog was called to the scene, and Search and Rescue was activated. A short time later, the elderly female was located by a family member in the bush close to the home. She was taken to the hospital to be examined and was released a short time later without any injuries.

Wednesday, October 10

• The Ladysmith RCMP responded to a single-vehicle motor vehicle accident on Chemainus Road.  A vehicle being driven by a lone female driver was going around a curve when the rear end of the vehicle slid, and the vehicle went into the ditch.  The driver was not injured, and no charges are being pursued.