Stoney Nakoda, Alberta – On September 22nd 2016, at approximately 1 AM the Cochrane RCMP, Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to a serious single vehicle collision on Highway 1A three kilometres west of the Morley Road.
Upon arrival, investigators noted the lone vehicle on its roof on the north side of the highway. A Stoney Nakoda female was located trapped in the driver’s seat. The female believed to be the driver was extracted and once seen by ambulance advised investigators that she had two children in the rear of the vehicle. Two male children, 3 and 4 years of age, were located and all three occupants were taken by ambulance to Calgary hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
Highway 1A was impassable during the investigation and is currently down to one lane.
All possible contributing factors related to this collision are being considered, and the collision remains under investigation.
Cochrane RCMP would like to encourage citizens call the complaint line at 403-932-2211 when they see erratic driving behaviours or call 911 when they believe that someone is driving a vehicle when they are impaired by alcohol or drugs.