Man charged in collision near Stoughton

Fillmore RCMP, Stoughton Fire Department, and Stoughton EMS responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 13 near the town of Stoughton on Sept. 27. The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m.

The investigation revealed that a passenger car, operated by the accused, crossed the centre line and collided with an oncoming semi unit. Minor injuries were sustained by the driver of the car.

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Subsequent investigation has led to charges of impaired driving by drug, driving while suspended, possession of methamphetamine for the purposes of trafficking, and other Criminal Code charges.

A 34-year-old male from Yellow Grass will appear in Estevan Provincial Court on Monday, October 1, to answer to the charges.