Coaldale, Alberta – Coaldale RCMP have completed their investigation into the fatal collision on the early evening of November 25, 2019 on Highway 3 at the intersection leading into the Town of Coalhurst. The initial charge of “refusal to provide a blood sample”, laid against 36 year old Wesley Brian PHILLIPS of Lethbridge, AB, has been replaced with four other criminal charges.
Wesley Brian PHILLIPS has now been charges with;
1. Failure or refusal to comply with a demand resulting in a collision causing death – contrary to Section 320.15(1) of the Criminal Code.
2. Operation of a motor vehicle while impaired/over 80mg% causing death – contrary to Section 320.15(3) of the Criminal Code.
3. Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death – Contrary ro Section 320.13(3) of the Criminal Code.
4. Fail to comply with a probation order – contrary to Section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code.
His matters have been put over to Lethbridge Provincial Court on the morning of February 14, 2020.
Coaldale Rural RCMP
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