The driver who killed three people in a fatal Edmonton crash at a Starbucks got caught and charged after fleeing the scene.

25-year-old Oscar Benjumea had disappeared after the incident on Friday, July 3, and was caught by police hours later.

Investigators believe excessive speed was a factor in the collision.

Edmonton Police Service

Benjumea was charged with multiple crimes including three counts of "Dangerous Driving causing Death."

Investigators found him at his home, and paramedics quickly transported him to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The deceased were occupants of his own vehicle and included two young women and a man.

Via Edmonton Police Service
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