Driver facing charges after serious crash near Priddis, Alta.

First responders at the scene of a crash near Priddis, Alta., on Aug. 25, 2020.
First responders at the scene of a crash near Priddis, Alta., on Aug. 25, 2020. Global News

A 27-year-old Calgary woman is facing “several charges” after a serious crash near Priddis, Alta., on Tuesday, RCMP said Wednesday.

Read more: 2 rushed to hospital from scene of crash near Priddis

On Aug. 25 at 2:15 p.m., emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Priddis Valley Road about one kilometre north of Highway 22.

RCMP said a car heading south with four people inside “lost contact with the road surface” and rolled onto a property.

Police said a man and a woman had serious injuries and were taken to hospital.

The third person, a man, was uninjured, police said.

The fourth person, the driver, ran away after the crash, so police dogs and the Calgary Police Service HAWCS helicopter searched.

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They found her with minor injuries walking along Highway 22 near Priddis Valley Road at 4:30 p.m. and arrested her.

On Friday, Aug. 28, RCMP said Ashley Clearsky, of Alberta, was charged with:

  • impaired driving over 0.08 per cent
  • two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm
  • two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm
  • failing to remain at crash scene

The RCMP said she was also charged with four offences under the Traffic Safety Act.

Clearsky is set to appear in court in Turner Valley on Oct. 13.

If you have any information about the rollover, contact Turner Valley RCMP at 403-933-7227 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.