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  • Strathmore RCMP investigate three-vehicle collision

    A Chestermere man has been charged with impaired driving

    On Jan. 6 at 6:59 p.m. Strathmore RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 1 and 100 Street SE in Strathmore.

    The investigation revealed that a semi-truck was eastbound on Highway 1 and had stopped at the intersection of 100 Street SE for a red light. 

    When the light turned green, the semi-truck proceeded through the intersection and was rear-ended by a car. The car subsequently struck an SUV that was also travelling eastbound.

    The lone occupant of the SUV, a 45-year-old female from Calgary, was transported by EMS to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

    The driver of the car sustained minor injuries and was cleared by EMS at the scene. 

    The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

    The driver of the car, a 44-year-old male from Chestermere has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and driving with a blood alcohol concentration over 80 mg causing bodily harm. 

    He also received an immediate roadside licence suspension for 90 days.

    The male is scheduled to appear in Strathmore Provincial Court.