Three men were taken to hospital early this morning after the vehicle they were in collided with a moose in the area of the Conception Bay South Overpass and Trans-Canada Highway.
According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the collision occurred around 1:45 a.m. The men were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, but the vehicle was demolished.
The RNC responded to about 180 other calls for service on the Northeast Avalon overnight.
Around 10:35 a.m., police received a call about a disturbance at a business in the west end of St. John's. As a result, a 37-year-old man was charged with assault and released for court at a later date.
Two Dumpster fires were reported in the Crosbie Road area around 12:45 a.m. The incidents are still under investigation. Anyone with any information are asked to call police or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
A 31-year-old woman was also arrested in the central area of St. John’s under two arrest warrants for failing to appear in court and a breach of undertaking. She was held in custody until a court appearance this morning.
The RNC is also investigating moderate damage to a vehicle in the west end of St. John’s around 1:30 a.m. Police say four men — one adult and three youths — will be charged with mischief under $5,000. They were released to appear in court at a later date.