Westlock RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Highway 44, UPDATED

Westlock, Alberta – (11:25 AM) This morning at approximately 5:15 a.m., Westlock RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 44 north of Township Road 585.

Preliminary investigation revealed a truck was travelling southbound on Highway 44 and a car was heading northbound crossed the centre line and a head on collision occurred.

The 57-year-old male driver of the car from Alexander First Nations was pronounced deceased at the scene. The adult male driver of the truck was transported to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.

Westlock RCMP along with a RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate. Traffic is no longer being re-routed. No further updates are anticipated.

BACKGROUND

Westlock, Alberta – (9:58 AM) Westlock RCMP are currently on scene of a two vehicle collision on Highway 44 north of Township Road 585.

Traffic both north and southbound is currently being rerouted around the collision scene.

Highway 44 Collision
Highway 44 Collision

Motorists are advised to avoid the area or expect delays for the next few hours.

An update will be provided when additional information is available.

Westlock RCMP



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