Tire, tired investigated by RCMP

Police responded to a vehicle that rolled over July 31 just south of Highway 53 on Highway 2.

RCMP continue to investigate a vehicle collision Tuesday morning on Highway 53 west between 48 Avenue and 67 Street. A woman driving an Alero collided with a man driving a Ford F-250 pickup. The truck then flipped and hit a light pole. The woman in the car was extricated by Ponoka firefighters and taken to hospital by EMS.

Vehicle rolls

Police responded to a vehicle that rolled over July 31 just south of Highway 53 on Highway 2.

A 69-year-old motorist was northbound when the driver’s side front tire blew. The vehicle went through the median into the southbound lanes and eventually ended in the ditch. There were only minor injuries.

Tired driver

A 26-year-old man from Calgary was charged with failing to stay in the centre of the lane Aug. 1 at 3:50 p.m. A caller reported the driver was in and out of lanes along Highway 2. He did admit to police he was driving while tired.

24-hour suspension

A traffic stop at 1 a.m. Aug 5 found a 35-year-old woman driving while impaired. She tested with .11 and .09 for blood/alcohol content. She admitted to having three beers before heading out. Her 11-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle. She was given a 24-hour suspension.

Impaired drivers over weekend

Ponoka Integrated Traffic Services averted five impaired drivers over the long weekend.

If you have information on any crime call Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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