Two Hills RCMP charge impaired driver following single vehicle collision investigation

Two Hills, Alberta – On Dec. 29, 2020, at 12:50 a.m., the Two Hills RCMP were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Highway 45 near Andrew, Alta.

Two Hills RCMP attended the scene and located a truck that had gone off the road into the ditch. The sole occupant of the truck was taken to hospital by STARS air ambulance with serious injuries, from which he later recovered.

The Two Hills RCMP investigation included an analysis of the driver’s blood alcohol and it was found to have been over two times the legal limit of 80 mg%.

Stars Air Ambulance
(File Photo) – Stars Air Ambulance

This investigation has resulted in the following charges against Steven Mark Hoof (61) of Ardrossan, Alta.:

· Impaired driving

· Driving with blood-alcohol exceeding the legal limit

Hoof was scheduled for court in Vegreville Provincial Court on March 15, 2021.

Alberta Provincial sanctions for impaired driving include a 30-day impoundment of the subject vehicle, a $1000 fine, a 90-day driving prohibition, and a requirement to use an ignition interlock for twelve months when the suspension is lifted.

Two Hills RCMP

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