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    One charged after early morning collision

    Chestermere RCMP responded to a collision in the 500 block of West Chestermere Drive in the early morning hours of Dec. 22.

    On arrival police determined that a vehicle had skidded off of the road and struck a fence.

    The two male occupants of the vehicle fled the scene and were arrested by RCMP a short distance from the collision.

    Police have charged the driver, a 33-year-old Calgary man, with careless driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident. Alcohol was reported to have been a contributing factor in the collision.