A 27-year-old man is pleading guilty to three counts of criminal negligence causing death after a crash last September which resulted in three Edmonton women getting killed
Brandon Stucka of Lloydminster also pleaded guilty Friday in a courtroom in the Battlefords to one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm for injuring another woman in the September 2017 crash.
He also pleaded guilty to flight from a peace officer, failure to stop at the scene of accident, possession of property obtained by crime, break and enter, and to breach of a condition of a prior order by being at-large.
Several other charges including dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death were stayed by The Crown.
Stucka will be sentenced July 6 when the agreed statement of facts in the case will be presented.
Eva Tumbay, Jeannette Wright and Glorious David died in the crash on Highway 16 near Lloydminster, when RCMP said the minivan they were in collided with a stolen truck.
A fourth woman, Janet Gaye, was treated in hospital for serious injuries.
RCMP had been following the truck, but were ordered to pull back about half an hour before the crash.