Wetaskiwin, Alberta – On June 8th, 2017, at approximately 9:45 p.m., the Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover on Range Road 235 south of Township Road 452 in Wetaskiwin County. A 2006, white, Pontiac Montana van was north bound on Range Road 235 when it lost control and rolled several times on the east side of the road.
There were four occupants inside the van at the time of the collision. Tragically a 29-year-old man from Maskwacis was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two occupants were transported by ambulance to a hospital in Edmonton where they are believed to be in critical condition. The fourth occupant did not sustain any significant injuries.
A Forensic Collision Reconstructionist attended the scene, and a Criminal Collision Investigation Team continues to investigate the incident. No charges have been laid at this time.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance. If you have any information about this incident please call the Wetaskiwin RCMP at 780-312-7267. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.