P.A. police deal with drunk drivers

By paNOW Staff
January 29, 2018 - 2:08pm

Prince Albert police spent a considerable amount of their weekend dealing with alcohol related calls. Out of 193 calls for service, 25 were of intoxicated persons.

Officers also dealt with two drunk drivers, one who allegedly hit a pedestrian.

Early Saturday morning police were called to a parking lot on 15th St. W. where someone was hit by a car. The driver had fled, but the pedestrian was found with minor injuries.

The driver was found and brought to the police station where she failed breathalyzer tests. The 25-year-old from Prince Albert was charged with impaired driving and exceeding .08. She will make her first appearance in Prince Albert provincial court March 5. 

The day before officers were called to the scene of a car accident. Police found two trucks with significant damage. Parkland Ambulance transported three victims to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses report that a truck travelling in the northbound lane of Second Ave. W. had collided with another parked truck. The driver of the travelling truck brought back to the police station where he failed breathalyzer tests.

The 30-year-old man from Prince Albert is charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and exceeding .08. He is set to make his first appearance in Prince Albert provincial court Feb. 18.


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