Viking, Alberta – On March 30, 2017 at approximately 11:00, Viking RCMP were alerted to a collision involving a car and a light pole at the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 14, right at the Town of Viking. Police identified and arrested the two occupants, a male and a female from Edmonton, as both had outstanding warrants from Edmonton, and had originally fled the scene.
Viking RCMP subsequently charged Travis Serson, 24, with numerous charges, including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, public mischief, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), fail to comply with recognizance X 3, and fail to remain at the scene of an accident. Serson remains in custody pending his first court appearance. Victoria Martinuk, 19, was released to appear in court in Edmonton as a result of her warrants.
Viking RCMP are looking for any additional information about this matter. If you have any information or witnessed this collision, please contact the Viking RCMP at (780) 336-3441. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.tipsubmit.com , or by SMS.