Passenger charged after rollover

One of the passengers in a vehicle that rolled earlier this month is now facing charges in court. Three teenagers were injured in the crash Sept. 4 on Grey Mountain Road near the cemetery.

One of the passengers in a vehicle that rolled earlier this month is now facing charges in court.

Three teenagers were injured in the crash Sept. 4 on Grey Mountain Road near the cemetery.

Police say the 2003 grey Honda Element rolled several times and left the gravel road, ending up among the trees.

The 18-year-old female driver and her two male passengers, ages 15 and 16, were all taken to hospital. The two passengers had been ejected from the vehicle.

The 16-year-old passenger, who was in the back seat, is now charged with one count of mischief causing danger to life and one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Police aren’t saying what the teenager is accused of doing at the time of the crash.

Drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash.

Because of his age, his name is not being released.

He is scheduled to appear in youth court later this month.

Contact Ashley Joannou at ashleyj@yukon-news.com

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