Didsbury RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle collision on Alberta Highway 22

Cremona, Alberta – Shortly before 10 p.m. on Sept. 30, 2021, Didsbury RCMP responded a 911 call of a serious motor vehicle collision between a pick up truck and a semi-tractor on Highway 22, approximately three kilometers south of Township Road 300.

The Cremona Fire Department and EMS also responded.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the semi-tractor was travelling northbound on Highway 22 and the pick-up truck was travelling southbound. The pick-up truck is believed to have crossed the center line, entered the northbound lane and then was subsequently struck by the semi-tractor.

The 26-year-old male semi-tractor truck driver and lone occupant was assessed by EMS at the scene and released.

Highway 22 Collision
Highway 22 Collision

The lone driver, a 19-year-old male from Cremona was transported by EMS with critical life-threatening injuries to a Calgary area hospital, however succumbed to his injuries while in hospital.

The RCMP Collision Analyst attended to assist with the investigation.

The collision remains under investigation however no further updates will be provided and the name of the deceased will not be released.

Didsbury RCMP

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