Beiseker, Alberta – The RCMP can confirm that the second vehicle involved in yesterday’s collision has been identified as a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with one occupant: the driver.
The police investigation has determined that the pickup truck was travelling north on Range Road 264 and failed to stop at a stop sign before it collided with the westbound semi-trailer truck on Highway 72.
The driver of the Chevrolet, a 20 year old man from Rockyview County, died on the scene of the collision. Next of kin have been notified and the name of the deceased will not be released.
The driver of the semi-trailer truck was not seriously injured.
June 2, 2017
Beiseker RCMP Investigate Serious Motor Vehicle Collision
Beiseker, Alberta – On June 1, 2017 at 11:15 P.M. the Beiseker RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 72 at the intersection with Township Road 264. The collision involves a semi tractor trailer and an unknown passenger vehicle. The collision resulted in the vehicles catching fire.
Highway 72 is currently impassible at this location. Motorists are being asked to use alternative routes and to avoid the area. This delay is expected to last several hours.
The cause of the collision, number of people involved and extent of injuries are yet to be determined.
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