Charges pending in SE crash


Charges are pending against a 54 year old woman after her car crashed through several fences. Medicine Hat Police say that the woman apparently fell asleep while driving her van along Strachan Road yesterday afternoon. Investigators say the woman hit a light standard, a tree, and crashed through two residential fences before stopping against a third fence. The female driver was treated for minor injuries and police say damages in the accident are expected to total more than $25,000. Police are continuing to investigate the crash, but a spokesman indicated that charges are pending.