Sturgeon County, Alberta – Morinville RCMP, along with the Military Police from the Edmonton Garrison and Emergency Medical Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 28 south of Sturgeon Road, Township Road 544.
At 1:45 p.m. on Dec.24, 2021 the Morinville RCMP received a report that a southbound travelling car lost control and collided head on with a northbound travelling SUV. The collision took place between Township Road 542 and Township Road 544 on Hwy 28.
As a result of the collision the one occupant of the SUV was transported by ground ambulance to an Edmonton area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The one occupant of the car was pronounced deceased on scene.
At this time the RCMP remain on scene, while traffic is being diverted east and west along Township Road 544, and south of the collision at the Anthony Henday.
The RCMP collision reconstructionist are on scene. Preliminary investigation suggests that poor road conditions were a contributor to the loss of control and head on collision.
RCMP advise motorists on rural roads that at this time road conditions are poor and to drive with caution.
A further update will be provided once the scene is cleared.
The RCMP extends their condolences to the family of the deceased.
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