Alberta Highway 63 Collisions Cleared, Grande Prairie Male Deceased on Scene

Photos by RCMP

Boyle, Alberta – A total of eight vehicles were involved in two separate collisions. Logs from semi-trucks have now been cleared from the intersection. Traffic is no longer being re-routed.

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At the initial collision scene, the lone occupant of the semi-truck crossing Highway 55 had no injuries. Two occupants in the van suffered minor injuries and were transported to hospital by EMS. The lone occupant of the truck had no injuries. A 39-year-old male from Grande Prairie and lone occupant of the additional truck was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At the secondary collision scene, the lone occupant of the semi-truck suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital by EMS. The lone occupants of the two additional semi-trucks and van had no injuries.

Members along with a RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate. The name of the deceased will not be released.

Thick fog patches remain in the surrounding areas. Motorists travelling in the area are asked to drive to the conditions and please slow down.

BACKGROUND:

Boyle, Alberta – This morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., Boyle RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 63 and Highway 55. The intersection is located approximately 15kms northeast of Boyle. A semi-truck was crossing Highway 55 when it was struck by a van. After the first collision occurred two separate trucks also collided at the scene.

A short distance from the initial collision scene, a second collision occurred involving another van and three semi-trucks. In total eight vehicles were involved.

Traffic is currently being re-routed on the west side of the collision to Amber Valley Road. Motorists are asked to avoid this intersection for several hours until the scene is cleared.

boyle2The investigation is ongoing and further details are not available at this time. An update will be provided when available.

Thick fog is being reported in the surrounding areas. Motorists travelling in the area are asked to drive to the conditions and please slow down.

Boyle RCMP


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