UPDATE: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP respond to structural damage on walking bridge, seek to identify driver of semi truck

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – Fort Saskatchewan RCMP, with the assistance of Strathcona County RCMP, have identified the vehicle and driver from the July 21, 2022 bridge collision.

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP wish to thank the public and the media for their assistance.

The investigation remains ongoing.

BACKGROUND

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – Fort Saskatchewan RCMP continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the damage to the pedestrian bridge that occurred on July 21, 2022. Fort Saskatchewan RCMP have received surveillance footage of a red semi tractor-trailer hauling a large boom on its flat deck trailer, and wish to speak to the driver.

UPDATE: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP respond to structural damage on walking bridge, seek to identify driver of semi truck
UPDATE: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP respond to structural damage on walking bridge, seek to identify driver of semi truck

If you have any information regarding this semi truck or its driver, please to contact the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP at 780-997-7900. If you want 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.

Background

July 21, 2022

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP respond to structural damage on walking bridge

Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. – On July 21, 2022 at 6:48 a.m., Fort Saskatchewan RCMP received a complaint of large pieces of concrete in the driving lanes of Highway 21 and Highway 15, near the pedestrian walkway in Fort Saskatchewan.

Members arrived on scene and determined an oversized load had hit the overhead pedestrian walkway, causing the damages.

Highway 15 westbound has been reduced to one lane at Highway 21 as the RCMP await a structural evaluation of the bridge. Westbound traffic will be affected for an unknown length of time and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes.

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP are looking for any witnesses, or anyone with information or dash cam footage of the incident, to contact the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP at 780-997-7900. If you want 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.

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP

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