A man is in custody after a collision sent two others to hospital.
 
Yesterday, (September 9) at around 10:00 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver on Highway 16.
 
After fleeing a traffic stop, the suspect's vehicle collided with a Ford truck at Victoria Trail. The driver fled the accident on foot, and was soon apprehended by police.
 
The driver of the vehicle was taken to the University of Alberta Hospital, where he was treated and released into police custody.
 
A female passenger of the suspect vehicle was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital where she underwent surgery for injuries received in the collision. 
 
The driver of the Ford truck was transported to Sturgeon County Hospital with minor injuries.
 
Strathcona County RCMP are pursuing a criminal investigation for impaired driving and possession of a stolen vehicle.

 

 

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