Suspect in multiple hit and runs facing charges

Numerous vehicles damaged in Vanier Woods and Lancaster neighbourhoods

A woman is facing charges after vehicles and property were damaged in the Lancaster and Vanier area of Red Deer.

Last Thursday, Red Deer RCMP received a number of complaints regarding a black truck driving recklessly, crashing into parked vehicles and a bus stop.

RCMP responded and were able to track down the vehicle with help from witnesses.

The badly damaged pickup, missing its front passenger wheel, was found at the intersection of Lindman Avenue and Lancaster Drive.

“When police arrived on scene, witnesses were attempting to detain the suspect, who was attempting to flee,” said RCMP.

A 46-year-old woman was arrested and is facing numerous Criminal Code and Traffic Safety Act charges.

There were no reported injuries as a result of the collisions.

“Many witnesses called police to report this dangerous driver, and the updates provided to police ensured the driver was quickly located,” said RCMP.

“Additionally, the quick-thinking actions of the witnesses on scene prevented the driver from fleeing and causing further damage.”

News tips

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Two people die in Highway 11 crash

RCMP continue to investigate

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says Canadian economy resilient

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused… Continue reading

The Second Cup agrees to buy Ottawa chain Bridgehead Coffee for $9.5 million

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The Second Cup Ltd. says it has agreed to… Continue reading

Telus to buy German call centre firm Competence Call Center for $1.3 billion

VANCOUVER — Telus Corp. is buying a German call centre company through… Continue reading

High court to decide if it will hear Alberta man’s appeal in seniors slayings

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is to release a decision… Continue reading

Your community calendar

Tuesday The Central Alberta Council on Aging will hold its Christmas General… Continue reading

NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout

NASHVILLE — Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for… Continue reading

Alphonso Davies, Ashley Lawrence named Canada Soccer Players of the Month

TORONTO — Alphonso Davies and Ashley Lawrence have been named Canada Soccer… Continue reading

Much anticipated Star Wars-based ride debuts at Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. — The resistance is rising. “Rise of the Resistance,” the… Continue reading

Alex Trebek among special 2020 Canadian Academy award recipients

TORONTO — Alex Trebek, David Suzuki, Tina Keeper and Daniel Levy will… Continue reading

Ennis records three points to help lift Senators over Oilers

Senators 5 Oilers 2 EDMONTON — Tyler Ennis had a goal and… Continue reading

Alberta Finance Minister voted MLA of the year in poll of political peers

EDMONTON — Finance Minister Travis Toews come on down, you’ve been voted… Continue reading

Quebec police seek potential victims of former cop, coach accused of sex crimes

LONGUEUIL, Que. — A former Montreal police officer and minor hockey coach… Continue reading

Most Read