Thursday , 13 May 2021

Charges Laid on Driver Who Left Collision Scene Wednesday

Emergency crews respond to the collision in front of the Bonnyville RCMP detachment Wednesday morning.

Bonnyville RCMP have laid charges on a driver of a cargo truck who ran after a collision at the 54 Ave at 46 St intersection late Wednesday morning.

RCMP found the driver shortly afterwards one kilometre north of the accident.

The 33 year old man from Edmonton has been charged with failure to remain at the scene of a collision, failure to stop at a stop sign, and failure to provide proof of insurance.

No major injuries resulted from the collision.

It happened just after 11:00 am in front of the RCMP detachment.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.