Police say drunk 15 year-old crashes on Trans-Canada Highway near Canmore

Alcohol, speed, no seat-belts and a 15-year-old Calgary boy behind the wheel.

CANMORE, Alta. — Alcohol, speed, no seat-belts and a 15-year-old Calgary boy behind the wheel.

Mounties say those factors resulted in a serious crash today on the Trans-Canada Highway near Canmore.

RCMP responded to a complaint of a drunk driver just before 5:30 a.m. and found the vehicle on the side of the highway, but it took off and wouldn’t stop.

Police gave chase and the vehicle lost control, rolling at the entrance to a construction zone near Canmore.

Two people were thrown from the vehicle.

Both the passenger and driver were taken to hospital in unknown condition.

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