On January 21, 2020 at approximately 6:49 AM an Oldsmobile Alero was reported travelling west on the Trans Canada Highway in the eastbound lanes near Dunmore, AB. The vehicle entered the ditch, then continued driving in the appropriate lanes westbound. The Oldsmobile Alero then left the roadway and struck a power pole, before continuing on into Medicine Hat city limits and was involved in a collision with a vehicle on Ross Glen Drive SE.
The male driver of the Oldsmobile Alero was assessed on scene and it was determined he was suffering from a medical issue and was transported to hospital.
No injuries reported by either driver. Total damage to the vehicles involved and power pole is in excess of $8,000.
The Medicine Hat Police Service Traffic Unit continues to investigate the collision and a report to the Alberta Traffic Safety Board has been submitted in regards to the incident. The Medicine Hat Police Service would like to thank all witnesses that provided information.
Cst Darren Holeha
Medicine Hat Police Service