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Airdrie RCMP charge Langdon motorist after road rage-inspired motor vehicle collision

Airdrie RCMP officers are investigating a road rage incident that took place on March 1. A press release from the detachment states that at 10:42 a.m.
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A Langdon resident was charged following a motor vehicle collision on March 1 in Airdrie, which RCMP say was the result of a road rage incident.

Airdrie RCMP officers arrested a Langdon motorist after investigating a road rage incident that took place on March 1.

A press release from the detachment states that at 10:42 a.m., Airdrie RCMP's Integrated Traffic Unit responded to a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the southbound lanes of Highway 2, just north of Veteran’s Boulevard.

According to the release, a semi-truck and a pick-up truck had been driving north on Highway 2 when contact between the two vehicles was made.

"This contact lead to the semi jack-knifing and both vehicles went through the median and across the southbound lanes," RCMP stated. "Luckily, no other vehicles were hit."

An investigation revealed the collision was a result of a road rage incident. The driver of the pick-up, a 49-year-old man from Langdon, Alta., was charged with one count of Dangerous Operation of a Conveyance. He is scheduled to appear in Airdrie Provincial court on Apr. 28.

Southbound traffic on Highway 2 was disrupted for close to 90 minutes while police were on scene and the investigation was underway.

Airdrie RCMP Integrated Traffic Unit are asking anyone with any information regarding this incident to please call them at 403-945-7200. If you wish to remain anonymous, you contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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