Redcliff RCMP investigate early morning motor vehicle collision on Trans-Canada Highway

Cypress County, Alberta – On March 16, 2023, at approximately 4:41 a.m., Redcliff RCMP, along with Cypress County Fire and EMS, responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 1 at Range Road 80, near Bowell.

Highway 1 Collision
Highway 1 Collision

A west bound vehicle carrying two occupants crossed the center median which caused the vehicle to flip onto it side, which was then struck by an eastbound passenger vehicle. A 45-year old male passenger from the flipped vehicle was transported to Medicine Hat Hospital via EMS with non-life threatening injuries. No other injures were reported.

Eastbound lanes of Highway 1 were affected for several hours to facilitate the clean up of the collision.

The Redcliff RCMP investigation is ongoing and preliminary findings are that weather conditions are believed to be a contributing factor as there was a heavy fog in the area at the time of the collision.

Redcliff RCMP

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