Morinville RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Hwy 28; motorcycle versus SUV – UPDATED

Sturgeon County, Alberta – (10:24 PM) Morinville RCMP remain on scene of Hwy 28 investigating the head on collision between an SUV and motorcycle.

A 62 year-old female motorcyclist has been pronounced deceased at the hospital as a result of injuries sustained in this collision.

The 37 year-old male driver of the SUV remains in police custody while the investigation continues.

RCMP advise motorists to avoid the area as traffic delays will continue for the next few hours. A further update will be provided once the scene is cleared.

The RCMP extends their condolences to the family of the deceased.

BACKGROUND

Sturgeon County, Alberta – (9:12 PM) Morinville RCMP, along with the Military Police from the Edmonton Garrison and Emergency Medical Services responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 28 at the intersection of Sturgeon Road, Township Road 544.

At 6:00 p.m. on May 23, 2022 the Morinville RCMP received a report that a northbound travelling SUV made u-turn and collided head on with a northbound travelling motorcycle. The collision took place at the intersection of Hwy 28 and Township Road 544.

Highway 28
Highway 28

As a result of the collision the one occupant of the motorcycle was transported by ambulance to an Edmonton area hospital with life threatening injuries. The driver of the SUV is detained by police for further investigation.

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 driving impairment may be a contributor this head on collision.

A further update will be provided once the scene is cleared.

Morinville RCMP

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