RCMP Alberta - On Saturday, August 18 at approximately 4:45 p.m., Grande Prairie responded to a complaint of a gas leak caused by a collision.
RCMP attended a residence on 96 Street and 72 Avenue where a vehicle had gone through a fence, hitting a residence, and damaging the gas meter to the home. Gas was being released from the broken meter. Nearby homes were evacuated and the area was closed down to the public. ATCO arrived and was able to repair the broken meter. The home did not receive any structural damage.
The 28-year-old driver of the vehicle from Edmonton was unharmed and is facing several charges under the Traffic Safety Act.
If you have any information about this incident or any other crime to please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.