Viking, Alberta – This morning at approximately 10:30 a.m., Viking RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 14 and Range Road 142, west of Viking. A car was travelling eastbound and attempted to make a U-turn when it was struck by a gravel truck.
The driver of the car suffered serious life threatening injuries and was transported via STARS to an Edmonton hospital. The passenger suffered minor injuries and was also transported to hospital by EMS.
The driver of the gravel truck suffered minor injuries and was released on scene.
Members along with an RCMP Collision Analyst remain at the scene and traffic is expected to be diverted for several hours.