UPDATE: Beiseker RCMP Investigates Serious Two Vehicle Collision on Alberta Highway 9

Beiseker, Alberta – At approximately 2:35 p.m. on August 8, 2018, Beiseker RCMP were dispatched to this collision.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that an east bound gravel truck entered the oncoming lane and collided with a west bound car. The 55 year old male driver of the gravel truck was taken to a Calgary hospital by ground ambulance with minor injuries. A 46 year old male and an 8 year old male, both passengers in the car, were taken by STARS to Calgary hospitals. The 43 year old female driver and an 11 year old male passenger of the car, were taken by ground ambulance to a Calgary hospital, with minor injuries. An RCMP Collision Analyst has arrived on scene and continues to investigate. Traffic remains re-routed at this time. A further update will be provided when the affected portion of highway is back to normal traffic flow.

Background:

August 8, 2018

Beiseker RCMP Investigates Serious Two Vehicle Collision

Beiseker, Alberta – Beiseker RCMP are on scene of a two vehicle collision between a gravel truck and a passenger vehicle. The collision occurred on Highway 9, approximately 1 kilometre east of Beiseker. Traffic is currently being re-routed around the accident scene on Highway 9, between Highway 806 and Range Road 255. Two male occupants of the passenger vehicle have been taken to hospital by STARS in critical condition. The driver of the gravel truck has been taken to hospital by ground ambulance with minor injuries. Further updates will be provided when they become available. The collision remains under investigation.

Beiseker RCMP



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