Tofield, Alberta – On April 17, 2017 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Tofield RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 855 and Highway 626 east of Tofield. A SUV was travelling southbound on Highway 855 when it crossed the intersection and collided with a slough.
The lone male occupant of the SUV suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was taken by EMS to a local hospital and then via STARS to an Edmonton Hospital.
Tragically, the 77-year-old male from Sherwood Park, Alberta later succumb to his injuries while at hospital and was pronounced deceased.
Weather and road conditions do not appear to be factors in relation to this collision. The name of the deceased male will not be released.