Beiseker, Alberta – On June 9th, 2017 at 7:36 PM, Beiseker RCMP, Alberta Sheriffs, Carbon Fire, Linden Fire and EMS were dispatched to a collision on Highway 21, approximately 2 kilometres north of the Highway 9 intersection. Initial reports are that extreme weather including heavy hail and rain was occurring at the time of the collision between a southbound vehicle with 3 occupants and a northbound SUV with 1 occupant.
Upon arrival it was determined that STARS air ambulance was required for one of the patients and an alternative landing zone was set up due to inclement weather in the area of the collision.
Tragically a 16 year old female passenger was pronounced deceased on scene. A 67 year old female was transported to the STARS landing zone and was then airlifted to a Calgary area hospital with critical potentially life threatening condition. The 43 year old female was transported by ground ambulance to a Calgary area hospital in serious non life threatening condition.
The lone 58 years female driver of the Northbound SUV was transported to Three Hills hospital in non life threatening condition.
A Collision Analyst was contacted and is currently on scene investigating. Traffic on Highway 21 was rerouted for a short time and will be cleared shortly.
The name of the deceased will not be released by RCMP. Beiseker RCMP would like to express their condolences to the family during this time.
Beiseker, Alberta – Traffic on Highway 21 is no longer being re-routed.
Beiseker RCMP would like to express their condolences to the family during this time.