Blackfalds, Alberta – On August 5th, 2017 at approximately 11:15pm the Blackfalds RCMP along with Red Deer County and City of Red Deer emergency services were dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision on highway 11A west of Red Deer.
A west bound vehicle collided with an east bound vehicle nearly head-on. A third vehicle travelling west bound was involved in the collision with less severe damage.
The occupants of all the vehicles were being treated for extensive injuries and rushed to Red Deer Regional Hospital. A passenger in the east bound vehicle passed away from injuries sustained in the collision.
Next of kin has been notified and identify of the deceased will not be released.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation by the Blackfalds RCMP.
Blackfalds RCMP are requesting anyone with information regarding this collision to contact them at 403-885-3300 or call your local police. 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).