For Immediate Release / May 4, 2021
RCMP Respond to 3 Vehicle Collision, Charges Laid
On May 2, 2021, at approximately 7:30 a.m., St. Albert RCMP responded to a 3 vehicle collision at the intersection of St. Vital and St. Albert Trail. The collision occurred in the northbound lane on St. Albert Trail, where a Dodge Durango rear ended a Toyota Camry which then struck a Ford Focus. The Toyota Camry and Dodge Durango sustain extensive damage and were inoperable.
The driver & passenger of the Toyota Camry were transported to hospital by ground ambulance with unknown injuries and the lone occupant (driver) of the Ford Focus did not sustain any known injuries. The driver of the Dodge Durango fled on foot but was followed by a witness who was not involved in the collision. The witness was able to provide police with updates as to where the fleeing driver was running and St. Albert RCMP were able to locate & arrest the driver of the Dodge Durango without incident.
The driver of the Dodge Durango was charged with:
- Operate While Impaired, Causing Bodily Harm (CC)
- Refusal to Comply with Demand (CC)
- Fail to Remain at the Scene of Collision (TSA)
The driver is scheduled to appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on June 14, 2021.
St. Albert RCMP are thankful to the witness who aided in the arrest of the driver who fled this serious collision.
St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity to the RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
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Last edited: May 4, 2021