Man facing drunk driving charges after weekend havoc

Six cars were hit and a lamppost toppled onto a house on Sunday

A Calgary man is facing drunk driving charges after a truck collided with six vehicles and a lamppost in Red Deer.

Red Deer RCMP said they were called about 6 p.m. on Sunday by someone whose vehicle had been hit by a black truck. The vehicle took off heading north on 30th Avenue.

After getting more calls, police tracked the truck down in Lancaster, where it collided with a number of vehicles and a lamppost, which toppled on to a nearby home.

No one was injured and the driver was restrained by a nearby resident until police arrived and arrested the suspect without incident.

A 36-year-old is facing numerous charges, including impaired operation of a motor vehicle.

If anyone’s property was damaged in the incident, they are asked to report it to the Red Deer police detachment.



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