Leduc RCMP have charged a Leduc County man with impaired driving after a collision between his vehicle and an RCMP cruiser seriously injured the Mountie Thursday morning. RCMP Photo

Leduc RCMP lay charges in Mountie-involved collision

A Leduc County resident was charged with impaired driving in the collision near Devon

Charges of impaired driving have been laid on a Leduc County man after his vehicle collided with an RCMP cruiser.

Devon RCMP state that Brent Allen Tchir, 53, was charged by Leduc RCMP with impaired driving in the collision that caused serious injury to a Mountie.

He is also charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, causing an accident that resulted in bodily harm while impaired, failing to stop for a police officer and driving a vehicle while unauthorized.

Background: The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. southwest of Devon on Nov. 23.

Police say that Tchir remains in custody and is set to appear in Leduc Provincial Court on Nov. 30.

RCMP advise there will be no further information on the incident as it is before the courts.

Just Posted

UPDATE: Motorist dies near Ponoka after loose tire collides with vehicle

Ponoka RCMP seek assistance in locating vehicle belonging to the tire

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

84 bricks of suspected cocaine seized from California residents’ vehicle; largest recorded seizure.

Millet’s longest consecutive serving councillor awarded

Former councilor Eleanor Pydde honoured after 19 years

Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Food Bank seeks community support

CP Holiday Train to visit Wetaskiwin Dec. 6

Calling all Christmas letter lovers

The Pipestone Flyer is publishing letters to Santa in its Christmas Greetings special section

FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

Move rolls back restrictions that keep big providers from blocking services they don’t like

Truck driver volunteers to take dog lost in B.C. back home to Alberta

Frankie, a pit bull service dog, was found wandering in the Lower Mainland

5-year anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

When just saying ‘I’m from Newtown’ can be a cross to bear

New fighter-jet competition to have national ‘economic interest’ requirement

Trudeau government wants to replace Canada’s aging CF-18s with 88 new fighters by as early as 2025

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

VIDEO: ‘Last Jedi’ premiere kicks off with droids, Daisy Ridley

Latests Star Wars film premiered in style ahead of Dec. 15 theatre debut

Canadians urged to exercise caution in Middle East ahead of protests

Protests are in reaction to Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Feds planning to push back delivery date for new fighter jets: sources

The Liberals had planned to buy 18 Super Hornets

Most Read