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Calgary man charged in connection to Metis Trail crash
CTV Calgary Staff, CTV Calgary
Published Thursday, January 2, 2014 5:05AM MST
Last Updated Thursday, January 2, 2014 6:37PM MST
The driver of a Dodge Ram truck faces three charges related to impaired driving in connection to a New Year's Day crash which sent three people to hospital.
At about 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to the scene of a crash on Metis Trail just south of Country Hills Blvd. N.E.
According to police, a 2010 Dodge Ram was travelling southbound on Metis Trail when it crossed the centre line and collided with three northbound vehicles.
The driver of a 2011 BMW 328XI, a 19-year-old male, was rushed from the scene in critical, life-threatening condition. His passenger, an 18-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance.
A pregnant woman, in her twenties, was also taken to hospital as a precautionary measure. Her condition is described as stable.
36-year-old Kulwinder Singh Chochan, the driver of the Dodge Ram pickup truck, was taken into police custody.
Chcochan faces charges of:
- Impaired driving
- Impaired driving over 0.08
- Impaired driving causing injury
Police continue to investigate.