Strathmore RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision on Highway 1 – UPDATED

Strathmore, Alberta – Traffic is no longer being diverted on Highway 1 east of Spruce Drive.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the Porsche SUV collided with the rear end of the Ford Expedition.

The 59-year-old female driver of the Expedition was transported to hospital where she was declared deceased a short time later. A 33-year-old male passenger of the Expedition was declared deceased at the scene. A third adult male occupant was transported to hospital with serious life threatening injuries. All occupants were from the Wheatland County area.

The adult male driver of the Porsche SUV was transported to hospital with serious life threatening injuries.

Strathmore RCMP along with a RCMP collision analyst continue to investigate and no further updates are anticipated. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

If you have information concerning this incident, please contact Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968.

BACKGROUND

Strathmore, Alberta – On October 18, 2020, at 4:13 a.m., Strathmore RCMP, Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services attended a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 east of Spruce Drive. Two vehicles, a Ford Expedition and a Porche SUV are involved.

The female driver and male passenger of the Expedition, as well as male driver of the Porche have been transported to hospital. A male passenger of the Expedition was declared deceased at the scene.

Eastbound Highway 1 traffic will be diverted at the intersection of Highway 1 and Spruce Drive and Lakeside Blvd for several hours as the investigation progresses.

Highway 1 - Collision
Highway 1 – Collision

An RCMP collision analyst is on scene and no further information is available at this time.

If you have information concerning this incident, please contact Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968. 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.

Strathmore RCMP

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