Highway Crash

On Sunday Morning, a two-vehicle collision took place on a central Alberta highway. As per the reports, one person died in the crash, while three others were injured.

In a statement, Mayerthorpe Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that their preliminary investigation showed “a car was heading west on Highway 43 when a truck heading south on Highway 18 was turning and a collision occurred.”

There was only one person inside the truck, that is, the male driver. Reports say that he has sustained certain serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

On the other hand, the car had three people altogether. One of them was a 43-year-old woman from Calgary, who was a passenger. She was pronounced dead at scene.

Another passenger was a man, who was flown to a hospital in Edmonton by STARS Air Ambulance. He got some serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. Last was the male driver in car, who was also taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The collision of the car and truck happened about 140 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. Due to the accident, the westbound lanes of the Highway 43 were reduced to one lane for several hours. However, by 2:30 pm, the traffic was back to normal.

In a news release, the RCMP said, “Our thoughts are with family of the deceased at this time.”

As the investigations on the crash are still on, not much information is available so far. Moreover, the name of the victim has not been released.