Cochrane RCMP on scene at serious motor vehicle collision; “Multiple collisions are being reported in the Cochrane area”

Cochrane, Alberta – (6:58 p.m.) Cochrane RCMP remain on scene of a two vehicle collision, between a Semi hauling a trailer and a SUV. Collision scene is described between Ridge Road and Hermitage Road (Range Road 50) along Hwy 1. Multiple collisions are being reported in the Cochrane area due to changes to weather and surface road conditions.

Traffic will be slowed along Highway 1A and Hwy 1 through Cochrane as members of the RCMP and area emergency service personnel respond to incoming reports of collisions and vehicles in the ditch.

Motorists are asked to drive with extreme caution, black ice and changing conditions are impacting visibility and surface traction on the road.

BACKGROUND

Nov. 01, 2022

Cochrane RCMP on scene at serious motor vehicle collision

Cochrane, Alta. – Cochrane RCMP are currently on scene at a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 1 near Range Road 50. Highway surfaces are being impacted by present winter weather conditions. West bound traffic will be diverted around the collision scene for several hours.

The RCMP Collision Reconstructionist is attending the scene, while Emergency medical services are presently on scene. RCMP are asking people to avoid that area.

An update will be sent when available.

Cochrane RCMP

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