Cattle on road, in ditches rounded up by owners

RCMP attended an address on 49th Street in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received of a male who was extremely intoxicated

Sunday, Sept. 16th

9:04 p.m. – RCMP attended an address on 49th Street in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received of a male who was extremely intoxicated walking in the middle of the street heading toward the Mac’s store. The male was located in a nearby ditch near a wooded area along the roadway. He was lodged in cells until sober.

Tuesday, Sept. 18th

2:29 p.m. – A driver avoided injury after he rolled his tanker truck as a result of a collision with a moose on Range Road 43 near Eckville. The driver was travelling northbound when he swerved to avoid hitting a moose and entered a ditch, damaging a post on a fence. The truck contained potable water so there were no hazardous materials involved.

Thursday, Sept. 20th

7:25 p.m. – RCMP attended a serious two vehicle collision on Highway 11 at Highway 20 in Sylvan Lake. A van collided with the rear end of another vehicle at the intersection. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage and both female drivers were transported by ambulance to the hospital. The investigation is continuing but sun glare is believed to be a factor in the incident.

Friday, Sept. 21st

1:49 a.m. – A party at a residence on Lindsay Crescent was shut down after complaints of youths playing loud music and yelling outside the residence. The youth holding the party admitted that she did not have permission and that the party had become larger in number than expected. The party was shut down without incident and the homeowners advised.

2:32 a.m. – Police attended Highway 781 after a large number of cattle were reported to be out on the highway and on both sides of the ditches. Approximately 50 to 100 cows had broken loose from a fenced area and were rounded up by the owners a short time later.

8:49 p.m. – A male was taken to hospital in a coma as a result of a two vehicle collision on Highway 20 at Township Road 394. The head on collision resulted in major damage to both vehicles. A Red Deer male has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm, failure to provide a breath sample and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

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