Impaired Driving Charges Pending Against Male Following Collision, Infant Passenger in Vehicle: Grande Prairie RCMP

Grande Prairie, Alberta – The Grande Prairie RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit arrested a male, after responding to a two vehicle collision earlier this week.

Impaired Driver
File Photo – Impaired Driver

On Jan. 27, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., RCMP received 911 reports of a collision at the intersection of 100 Street and 97 Avenue, involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, police observed a four door Honda Accord with extensive damage, and a Kenworth dump truck with trailer with minor damage. The dump truck and trailer were loaded with snow at the time of the collision.

Investigation into the collision determined the dump truck had been turning eastbound onto 97 Avenue from southbound 100 Street, when it was struck by the northbound Honda.

The male driver of the Honda was arrested on scene. Charges related to Impaired operation of a conveyance are pending against him, along with an additional charge under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, as an infant passenger was determined to have been in the vehicle at the time of the collision.

No injuries were sustained by either of the drivers or the infant, who was released on scene to her mother.

The male driver of the Honda is scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on March 11, 2020.

Grande Prairie RCMP
File 2020-126672

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