Edmonton Police and the Strathcona County RCMP are under investigation after a suspect was injured during a car chase.
 
In the evening of July 25, 2017, Edmonton Police Service officers, with the assistance of the EPS helicopter Air 1, began following what was believed to be a stolen vehicle.
 
When the vehicle they were following travelled outside Edmonton city limits and into Strathcona County, local Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) were notified and used a spike belt to try to help stop the vehicle.
 
Even having driven over the spike belt, the vehicle continued driving on and off the road, hitting things until it came to a stop. The driver was arrested after he got out of the vehicle.
 
It was later determined that the man had a serious injury to his face.
 
On July 28, 2017, the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) was directed to investigate circumstances surrounding the arrest of the un-named 21 year-old man that resulted in an orbital bone fracture.
 
As ASIRT’s investigation is ongoing, no further information will be released until it's completed.

More Local News

Teen missing since last Tuesday

A missing girl hasn't been heard from in almost a week.

Spring gas prices continuing to bounce around

Fuel prices have been all over the map recently..

What is required to warrant an Amber Alert?

According to police, not every missing child requires an Amber Alert.

Fort Sask already reflecting province's photo radar plans

While the province is making some adjustments to their photo radar rules, not much will change in Fort Saskatchewan.

Update: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP need help finding 12-year-old

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP have found Shenelle Jenkins.

Lamont County assembling flood drainage team

Lamont County is trying to get ahead of spring flooding this year.

MP Lloyd focused on helping local entrepreneurs

A local Member of Parliament is looking to better the region with faster broadband internet.

Update: RCMP looking for missing Fort Saskatchewan teen

Police have found Kirshtine Palabay safe and unharmed.

Sledge Hockey Day another success

It was the biggest year yet for the Robin Hood Association's third annual Sledge Hockey Day.

Primary Care Network says the best diet is a balanced one

How much food from each food group should be in meals?

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login