Stony Plain, Alberta – Stony Plain/Spruce Grove RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle collisions at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning on Highway 16 and Range Road 779 in both the East and Westbound lanes. Traffic was diverted for several hours while police investigated the collisions.
Weather and road conditions are considered factors in the two separate collision scenes which occurred within a short time of each other. The westbound collision included two semi-trucks and four vehicles. The eastbound collision scene included one semi-truck and six vehicles. Two people were taken to hospital with minor non-life threatening injuries.
Both lanes of Highway 16 are now cleared. RCMP advise if you must travel in the area, please slow down, use caution and drive to conditions. Low visibility and blowing snow continue in the area.
The investigation continues.