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Alleged impaired driver in 2-vehicle Prince Albert crash facing charges

An alleged impaired driver is facing charges after an SUV collided with a pickup truck in Prince Albert, Sask. File / Global News

An alleged impaired driver is facing charges after a two-vehicle collision in Prince Albert, Sask.

At around 7 a.m. CT on Aug. 26, emergency services were called to the crash in the 900-block of 4th Street East.

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The Prince Albert Fire Department said an SUV had struck a parked truck and utility trailer.

Three passengers from the SUV were taken by Parkland Ambulance to Victoria Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Prince Albert police said the 27-year-old driver of the SUV showed signs of intoxication and there was evidence of alcohol use inside the vehicle.

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An approved screening device was administered to test the sobriety of the driver, which he failed.

The Deschambault Lake, Sask., man has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding .08. He has been released and will appear in Prince Albert provincial court on Tuesday.

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