Im­paired driv­ing charges laid in mul­ti­ve­hi­cle col­li­sion

The Drumheller Mail - - FRONT PAGE - Kyle Smylie

The driver of a ve­hi­cle in­volved in a multi-ve­hi­cle col­li­sion Wed­nes­day has been charged with im­paired driv­ing.

At around 4 p.m. on Septem­ber 19 a driver of a black Ford Su­per Duty lost con­trol of their ve­hi­cle at a high rate of speed at the in­ter­sec­tion of High­way 9 and 10 in Drumheller.

Wit­nesses re­ported to RCMP the driver lost con­trol and bounced off a curb be­fore col­lid­ing with four other ve­hi­cles, in­clud­ing a school bus. There were no pas­sen­gers on the school bus at the time.

One in­di­vid­ual was trans­ferred to hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries.

Drumheller RCMP Cor­po­ral Rachel Per­gu­nas told The Mail al­co­hol and speed were fac­tors in the in­ci­dent and charges of im­paired op­er­a­tion of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle have been laid. No court date has been set yet.

The name of the ac­cused can­not be re­leased un­til charges are sworn in court.

mailphoto by Kyle Smylie

A five-ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on Septem­ber 19 sent one to hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries af­ter a black Ford Su­per­duty was trav­el­ling at high speeds along High­way 9 and 10. Im­paired driv­ing charges have been laid by Drumheller RCMP.

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