Multiple Crashes In NE Crescent Heights Leads To Arrest

Accident scene at 12 St and Division Ave

Medicine Hat Police have one male in custody after a string of crashes along 12 St NE from Division Ave to Parkview Dr.

Medicine Hat Police remain on the scene of a traffic accident in Northeast Crescent Heights.  The accident occurred shortly after 1:00 Monday afternoon at the Parkview Dr. and 12 St. intersection when a truck slammed into another vehicle.  Investigators say the male driver of the truck caused other collisions from Division Ave. to Parkview Dr. in the moments before the last crash.  The driver tried to flee the scene on foot but was arrested a short time later.  There are unconfirmed reports 1 person died and numerous others were injured in the incident.  Police are asking the public to avoid the area around 12 Street NE for the next several hours as they continue the investigation.  ~~ Warren Affleck

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