Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Police charge Vauxhall man after series of weekend crashes in Taber

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A young man from Vauxhall is facing charges in relation to multiple collisions in Taber this weekend.

Taber Police say officers attempted to stop a pickup truck for multiple driving offences early Saturday morning (Aug. 15) when it tried to flee down a nearby alley.

The driver of the pickup hit a parked trailer and an ATV before trying to flee down another alley where it hit a power pole and finally came to a stop.

The lone man inside was arrested and charged with impaired driving, flight from police and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.

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Total damage from the collisions is estimated around $35,000.

The 19 year old man, who has not been named by police was released on bail on a promise to appear in Taber Provincial Court on Nov. 10th.

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