On May 29, 2023, at approximately 4 p.m., Didsbury RCMP responded to single motor vehicle collision at 2033 19 Avenue in downtown Didsbury. When EMS, police, and fire arrived on scene, they found a blue Volkswagen Golf had smashed through the front window of the Town’s library. One of the workers inside the building received minor injuries. No one else was injured.
The 80 year-old driver was uninjured, but was ticketed for traffic offences. The extent of the damage is unknown at this time. Drugs and alcohol were not factors in the collision.
The window of the library has been boarded up and the library will remain closed until further notice. The cause of the collision is still under investigation. No further updates will be provided.