High River RCMP have released more information in regards to Fridays collision.

Around 5 PM on Friday RCMP, Fire and EMS responded to a motor vehicle collision where the driver of a Chevy Colorado appeared to have driven into the McDonald's building.

The odd placement of the collision left many wondering how and what went wrong?

Sgt. Dlin with the High River RCMP says they believe the driver may have been under the influence.

"A male, 62 years old, claimed that he blacked out which caused the accident." Dlin shares "It is still under investigation but it appears that alcohol might have been a factor."

The driver was taken to the High River Hospital for minor injuries, but no one else in the restaurant or involved in the collisions is believed to have been injured.

Dlin says that here in the Foothills DUI charges and incidents have slightly dropped.

"We've seen a slight decrease in those charges, but it's still always a concern." Sgt. Dlin says you can report suspected driving under the influence to 9-1-1. "When it's safe to do so - call 9-1-1 and provide all of the information and details like direction of travel and then we can respond." 

Dlin also stated that charges may be laid, once the investigation is complete.

 

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