Morinville, Alberta – One person has died and another critically injured in a single vehicle collision in Sturgeon County.
On July 9 at approximately 12:15 pm, Morinville RCMP were dispatched to a collision on Range Road 245 near Township road 561 in Sturgeon County. An SUV travelling on Range Road 245 with four occupants lost control and rolled into the ditch. A male passenger was ejected from the vehicle and transported by STARS to an Edmonton hospital in critical condition. The male driver of the vehicle as well as a male child who was also a passenger were not seriously injured. A female passenger, the boy’s mother, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers from the Morinville detachment as well as an RCMP collision re-constructionist will be on the scene for several hours as the investigation takes place. Motorists can expect delays in the area as a result.
The cause and contributing factors to the collision remain under investigation.