Edmonton Police investigate traffic fatality west of downtown

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a fatal collision that occurred late Saturday evening just west of the downtown area.

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Downtown Division patrol officers responded to a collision call at approximately 11:15 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2017, near 121 Street and 103 Avenue.

It was reported to police that a Jeep being driven by a female was travelling westbound on 103 Avenue and approaching 121 Street, when she allegedly drove through a four-way stop and collided with a Honda Civic being driven by a male who was southbound on 121 Street.

The Jeep then struck two trees before coming to a stop approximately 30 metres from the intersection. The female driver sustained significant injuries and was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics where she was pronounced deceased.

The male driver and a passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for precautionary reasons. Major Collision Investigations Unit has since taken over the investigation.

Although the investigation is still preliminary at this time, speed is believed to have been a factor.

This is Edmonton’s seventh traffic fatality of 2017.

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