Police investigate fatal collision in south Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that took place in a south Edmonton early this morning, Sunday, April 14, 2019.

At approximately 2:30 a.m. Southwest Division officers responded to the report of a two-vehicle collision in the area of 41 Avenue SW and Highway 2.

It was reported to police that a 2008 Jeep Wrangler was travelling northbound on the Highway 2 off ramp at 41 Avenue SW when it reportedly failed to stop for a red light at the intersection and struck a 2009 Kia Rio that was allegedly travelling eastbound on 41 Avenue SW on a green light.

Fatal Collision
File Photo – Fatal Collision

EMS responded, treated and transported the three occupants of the Kia Rio to hospital where one of 24-year-old male passengers was pronounced deceased. The other occupants of the Rio, a 50-year-old male driver and a second 24-year-old male passenger, suffered non-life threatening injuries. The 28-year-old male driver of the Wrangler reportedly did not sustain any injuries.

EPS Major Collision Investigations Section continues to investigate.

Speed, alcohol and drugs are not considered factors in this collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

MRU #: TR19R012

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