File this under things not to do behind the wheel.
A woman rear-ended a police car in Victoria, B.C. on Saturday because she was texting and driving.
But after hitting the cruiser, she kept on texting:
"I just glt [sic] into an accident OMG."
"I was trying to txt u," she continued.
"Ran into a cop car ...
Const. Matt Rutherford said the officer and police dog were not hurt, but the female driver and a child were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect's car suffered damage to its front end, and the driver was issued a $167 ticket for using an electronic device while driving.
The Victoria police department shared a photo of the text exchange on its Twitter account Wednesday night, but deleted the tweet a few hours later after public backlash.
We’ve removed the tweet with the image. Some of the replies began to resemble public shaming of the driver rather than meaningful discussion— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) February 11, 2016
Our hope was to raise public awareness of the dangers of texting while driving, not lead to ridicule of a person injured in a collision— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) February 11, 2016
With files from The Canadian Press
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