News: Multiple-vehicle Collision hospitalizes two Braeside

ST. ALBERT, AB – Two people were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle collision at St. Vital and St. Albert Trail on Sunday morning.

St. Albert Royal Canadian Mounted Police responded to the scene around 7:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a 3-vehicle collision.

Investigators on the scene discovered that the collision happened in the northbound lane of St. Albert Trail. A Dodge Durango rear-ended a Toyota Camry. The force of the collision caused the Camry to collide with a Ford Focus. The Dodge Durango and Toyota Camry were totaled in the accident.

Both the driver and the passenger of the Camry were hospitalized following the accident. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. The driver of the Ford Focus was uninjured.

Following the accident, the driver of the Dodge Durango fled the scene on foot. A witness to the collision followed the driver and provided police with information concerning his location. RCMP officers located and arrested the driver.

The driver of the Dodge Durango faces multiple charges including, Operate While Impaired, Causing Bodily Harm, Refusal to Comply with Demand and Fail to Remain at the Scene of the Collision. Their court date is on June 14, 2021.

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About Donald I.M. Outerbridge

Donald became the Executive Director of Merchant Law Group LLP starting in 1993, nearly 30 years ago. His experience managing law firms at various levels and in multiple provinces across Canada goes back even further to 1981.