Vegreville RCMP respond to multiple collisions on Alberta Highway 16

Vegreville, Alberta – (1:45 PM) Vegreville RCMP and emergency crews have responded to several collisions on Highway 16 near Range Road 135 East of Vegreville.

Minor injuries are reported in a collision involving three semi-tractor trailer units and one passenger car. Several vehicles have also become stuck in the ditch.

Vegreville RCMP advise that one lane of westbound traffic is currently blocked by collisions; however it is anticipated both westbound lanes of Highway 16 will be affected in the coming hours as crews clean up the scene. Traffic is expected to be diverted around the scene during this period.

Highway 16
Highway 16

The roads are reported to be very icy, as well as very low visibility due to high winds and blowing snow.

Vegreville RCMP advise travel in the area is not recommended and request motorists to avoid the area.

For the most up-to-date information on highway conditions and road closures please check with 511 Alberta.

Vegreville RCMP

Eastern Alberta RCMP

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