Impaired Driver hits front door of 7-11 and flees

Driver of a 1996 Yukon was caught and charged after committing a Hit and Run at the 7-11 on 2nd Street North in Cranbrook.

  • Feb. 11, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Driver of a 1996 Yukon was caught and charged after committing a Hit and Run at the 7-11 on 2nd Street North in Cranbrook.

Just after 2  a.m. on February 7, 2015, Cranbrook RCMP responded to a report of a Hit and Run at the 7-11 on 2nd Street North. A female driver was reported to have driven a 1996 GMC Yukon into the front door of the building. The female driver fled the scene shortly after the collision.

General Duty Members of the Cranbrook Detachment responded immediately. The vehicle and driver were located a short distance away from 7-11. The female driver was believed to be impaired. The ensuing investigation ended with the driver being served a 90 Day Driving Prohibition.

Thankfully no one was injured in this collision. The Cranbrook RCMP would like to remind motorists of the dangers of drinking and driving. Please plan ahead and find a sober ride home as it isn’t just your life you risk when you drink and drive.