UPDATE: Collision on Highway 2-A between 306 Avenue and 322 Avenue north of Okotoks

Okotoks, Alberta – RCMP are continuing their investigation into a fatal three vehicle collision Wednesday night.

On March 27, 2019 at approximately 9:15 p.m., two pickup trucks and a sedan were involved in a collision on Highway 2-A between 306 Avenue and 322 Avenue north of Okotoks. The driver and lone occupant of one of the pickup trucks, a 32-year-old male from Calgary was pronounced dead on scene. The driver and sole occupant of the other pickup truck, a 32-year-old male was transported to an area hospital in serious condition. The 47-year-old male driver of the sedan was not injured.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation. The investigation is being assisted by an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist. No charges have been laid at this time and the roadway has since re-opened.

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking if you have information about this incident to please call the Okotoks RCMP at 403-995-6400 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Fatal Collision
File Photo – Fatal Collision

BACKGROUND:

March 27, 2019

Okotoks RCMP on scene at serious collision

Okotoks, Alberta – RCMP and Emergency Services are currently on scene at a serious three vehicle collision on Highway 2-A approximately 3 kilometres north of Okotoks. Unfortunately one person has died as result of the collision. No further details will be released regarding involved persons or vehicles at this time.

Highway 2A south bound is impassable and traffic is currently being diverted. There is no timeline on re-opening. The north bound lanes remain open. Motorists are asked to travel with caution.

The investigation is being assisted by an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist.

No further information is available at this time. An update will be provided tomorrow.

Okotoks RCMP



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