Multi-vehicle collision leaves one dead

Near head on collision involved three vehicles on Hwy. 11A

On Aug. 5th at 11:15 p.m. the Blackfalds RCMP along with Red Deer County and City of Red Deer emergency services were dispatched to a multi-vehicle collision on Hwy. 11A west of Red Deer. A west bound vehicle collided with an east bound vehicle nearly head-on. A third vehicle travelling west bound was involved in the collision with less severe damage. The occupants of all the vehicles were being treated for extensive injuries and rushed to Red Deer Regional Hospital. A passenger in the east bound vehicle passed away from injuries sustained in the collision. Next of kin has been notified and identify of the deceased will not be released.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation by the Blackfalds RCMP.

Blackfalds RCMP are requesting anyone with information regarding this collision to contact them at 403-885-3300. Those wanting to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at www.tipsubmit.com.

– Fawcett