Calgary, AB,
24
February
2020
|
23:41
America/Denver

Speed and alcohol a factor in fatal collision

Police are investigating alcohol and speed as factors in a fatal collision that occurred over the weekend.

On Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a white Mazda A3i was travelling east on 112 Avenue N.W., at a high rate of speed. It is believed that the driver lost control at a curve in the road, at which time the vehicle went over an embankment and flew over the southbound lanes of Sarcee Trail and a second embankment before landing in a parking lot located in Beacon Hill Shopping Centre. The Mazda hit a parked vehicle in the parking lot before coming to a rest.

The driver, a man in his 40s, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Roads in the area were closed for a significant period of time while officers from the Calgary Police Service Traffic Reconstruction Unit investigated the collision.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact the CPS Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, or Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: "P3 Tips"

Case #20078797/5036