Semi loses lumber on QE2: Wintry road conditions on the QE2 near Ponoka continued to wreak havoc for motorists. At about 10:45 a.m. Friday morning a southbound semi tractor hauling lumber rolled in the median just north of Ponoka. Photos submitted

Semi tractor hauling lumber rolls near Ponoka

Icy roads continue to wreak havoc on the the QE2

Wintry road conditions continued to wreak havoc on area highways.

At about 10:45 a.m. Friday a southbound semi tractor hauling lumber rolled in the median causing the fast lanes to be closed. It is believed there were no injuries out of the incident, however, it was slow going for some time while crews cleared the scene.

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This collision was just one of several incidents on the QE2 near Ponoka with the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit and the Ponoka County East District Fire Department being called out to assist.

Along with wind and blowing snow, the roads were icy Friday morning.

 

Semi loses lumber on QE2: Wintry road conditions on the QE2 near Ponoka continued to wreak havoc for motorists. At about 10:45 a.m. Friday morning a southbound semi tractor hauling lumber rolled in the median just north of Ponoka. Photos submitted

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