RCMP Report: Intoxicated male crashes Corvette after chase

7-Eleven reported an intoxicated male in his 40s getting into his vehicle at about 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 5.

Theft at the Golden Golf Club

On Aug. 31 the Golden Golf Club reported a theft of gasoline from their storage tank overnight. The course is not sure how much was stolen. Anyone with any info regarding the theft is urged to contact the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

Vehicle impounded

On Sept. 2 the RCMP pulled over a man who was driving 109 km/h in the 60 zone along Highway 1. The vehicle was impounded.

Police chase in Golden

7-Eleven reported an intoxicated male in his 40s getting into his vehicle at about 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 5.

The man evaded police in his Corvette and he was pursued at low speeds until he went across the single-lane bridge heading up to the ski hill and crashed his car, totalling the vehicle.

The Albertan was uninjured in the crash and was given two breathalyzer tests at the police station, blowing a 0.18 and a 0.19.

Police reported seeing no other vehicles on the road during the chase.

Single-vehicle accident caused by wildlife

On Sept. 5, police responded to a call about a single vehicle accident on the road heading up to the golf course at 7:30 a.m. The driver of the car attempted to avoid hitting some sheep that were blocking his path and rolled his vehicle. There were no serious injuries in the incident.

Fatal collision in Glacier National Park

RCMP are continuing to investigate a fatal collision on the Trans Canada Hwy in Glacier National Park.

The collision, which occurred near the Tupper Timper Tunnel occurred on Sept. 5. A total of three vehicles were involved. Evidence gathered at the scene and through statements reveal that the eastbound driver lost control of her vehicle and crossed into the westbound lanes.

Her vehicle was struck by two vehicles travelling west.  The driver of the eastbound vehicle, a B.C. resident, died at the scene.  The occupants of the west bound vehicle were transported to the Golden General Hospital and later released.

A number of citizens on the scene responded by aiding the injured, and keeping them comfortable and warm until emergency medical staff arrived.

Police are thankful to those people who stepped up and took action.

False gunshots reported

The RCMP have received numerous reports from rural areas of gunshots. All of the reports have turned out to be people setting off fireworks or using bear bangers.

Police and Wildsafe BC continue to urge people to keep their yards clean and clear of garbage that might attract bears this fall.

 

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