Barrhead Motel Crash
One Barrhead resident was left with minor injuries and another is facing a bevy of charges after plowing into a truck the wall of a Barrhead motel on October 5. Early on October 5, Barrhead RCMP received the call of a truck stunting around town, but before they could leap into action, they got the call that the truck had crashed into a motel. RCMP arrived on scene to find several occumpants in the truck, and the driver had already fled. RCMP tracked down the driver when the driver called RCMP to report his truck as stolen. RCMP say alcohol was a significant contributing factor.