Fatal motor vehicle collision on Alberta Highway 5 claims Welling resident

Coaldale, Alberta – On Nov. 2, 2023, Coaldale RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 5 and Township Road72.

Tragically, a 67-year-old resident of Welling was found deceased at the scene.

Highway 5
Highway 5

Early investigation revealed that a Northbound truck struck a Southbound semi. The Highway was closed for several hours while Coaldale RCMP and a traffic analyst investigated the circumstances of the collision.

Although the circumstances are under investigation, RCMP believe that poor road conditions were a factor.

Coaldale RCMP

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