Manitoba man charged following last year’s fiery collision on Highway 9 near Chinook

As a result of further investigation, Oyen RCMP has laid charges in relation to a fatal collision that took place on Aug. 20, 2019, at 3:30 p.m., on Highway 9 near Range Road 73, close to Chinook, Alta., that resulted in three deaths.

This was a complex collision involving 11 vehicles.

Daniel Zacharias Wollmann (22) from Mitchell, Man., is charged with:

  • Dangerous operation causing death (x3)
  • Dangerous operation causing bodily harm (x14)

Wollmann is scheduled to appear in Hanna Provincial Court on Apr. 22, 2020.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be released.

Background

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2019, the fire was extinguished at the collision scene, and the RCMP collision analyst was on the scene to conduct an examination and investigation.

It was confirmed that 10 vehicles were involved in the collision; seven-passenger vehicles and three semi-truck units.

 

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