Lacombe man facing impaired driving charges after collision near Sylvan Lake
One person was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 20 and Aspelund Road near Sylvan Lake at around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Linda Hoang, CTV Edmonton
Published Saturday, September 22, 2012 10:48AM MDT
Last Updated Saturday, September 22, 2012 10:58AM MDT
A Lacombe man is facing impaired driving charges after a collision near Sylvan Lake sent one man to hospital with serious injuries.
Police say the two-vehicle collision occurred on Highway 20 and Aspelund Road near Sylvan Lake at around 9 p.m. Friday.
Witnesses tell police a pickup truck had been travelling southbound on Highway 20 when it crossed the centre line and collided head-on with a northbound Ford Ranger.
When emergency crews got to the scene, they found a man trapped inside a 1994 Ford Ranger and another man was in a 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck.
Jaws of Life were used to free the driver of the ranger. He was taken to hospital in Edmonton with serious injuries by STARS air ambulance.
A collision analyst was called to the scene to help in the investigation.
A 24-year-old man from Lacombe is facing charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm and refusing to provide a breath sample.