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Impaired Charges Laid After Fatal Rollover

On July 11th, 2021, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Kindersley RCMP, Kindersley Fire and other emergency services were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover on a grid road, just off of Highway 7, near Beadle.

Initial investigation determined a vehicle with eight occupants was travelling northbound on the grid road when it rolled multiple times. One passenger, a 25-year-old female from the Kindersley Detachment area, was reported deceased on scene. Her family has been notified.

Two occupants were transported to hospital via STARS in serious condition. The remaining five occupants received varying injuries and some were transported to the local hospital. No updates on the condition of the other occupants is currently available.

As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old man from Medicine Hat, Alberta., has been charged with the following:

– 1 count, impaired driving causing death, Section 320.14(3), Criminal Code
– 1 count, driving with blood alcohol equal to or exceeding 80 mg of alcohol/100 ml of blood causing death, Section 320.14(3), Criminal Code
– 1 count, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, Section 320.13(3), Criminal Code
– 5 counts, impaired driving causing bodily harm, Section 320.14(2), Criminal Code
– 5 counts, driving with blood alcohol equal to or exceeding 80 mg of alcohol/100 ml of blood causing bodily harm, Section 320.14(2), Criminal Code
– 5 counts dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, Section 320.13(2), Criminal Code

He will appear in court on September 21st, 2021.

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