Man dies in hospital after vehicle collides with building in downtown Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Traffic Section is investigating a fatal single vehicle collision that occurred in downtown Edmonton at approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning (Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016).

It is reported a Toyota Corolla was travelling eastbound on 104 Avenue when the vehicle crossed into the westbound lane, struck a barricade and collided with a condominium building at 104 Avenue and 105 Street.

The driver of the vehicle, a man believed to be in his 50s, was treated and transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. A medical episode may have been a factor in the collision.

The man was the lone occupant of the vehicle. Police do not believe anyone else was injured as a result of the collision.

Traffic on 104 Avenue between 104 Street and 106 Street was shut down for a few hours as the EPS Major Collision Investigation Unit responded to the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

MRU #:TR16R040

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