Impaired charge following 11/20 crash

One person had to be extricated from her vehicle after suffering minor injuries in a multivehicle crash

One person had to be extricated from her vehicle after suffering minor injuries in a multivehicle crash at the intersection of Highways 11 and 20, about 8:45 p.m. last Tuesday.

RCMP had to block traffic for a period of time to extricate the driver and investigate the collision, said Cst. Gordon Marshall in a news release.

“Sylvan Lake RCMP and emergency services wish to thank motorists caught in traffic for their patience and to remind people not to drink and drive.

Christopher Yates, 40, of Innisfail, has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.