Police were conducting road checks on Golden Donald Upper Road. During the road check, the driver of a vehicle fled the scene on foot. The driver was apprehended by police and is now facing charges of impaired driving and obstructing a police officer.
Crash on highway
Police responded to a single vehicle incident six kilometres west of Golden in the canyon. The driver of a pickup truck failed to negotiated a curve. The vehicle then crossed over into the on coming lane and struck a concrete retaining wall barriers on the north side of the Highway. The driver sustained minor injuries and was issued a Administrative Driving Prohibition for refusing to provided a breath sample.
Electrical issue may have caused fire
Police responded to a vehicle fire near Heather Mountain Lodge on Highway 1. An investigation suggested an electrical issue caused the fire. The driver of the vehicle was able to pull over safely and was not injured in the incident.
Keys used in the wrong way
A report was made to the Golden/Field RCMP that a vehicle had been keyed overnight on 9th Ave N. It was later determined that more than one vehicle had been damaged by the same method. In addition to the damage a number of emblems were removed from some vehicles. Anyone with information is asked to call the Golden RCMP at 250-344-2221.
Single vehicle accident
There was a single vehicle rollover at 5 a.m. on Upper Donald Road, 300 metres east of the Moberly Road. The driver walked away uninjured and no other information about the incident is available at the present time.
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