Red Deer RCMP continue to be on scene after a single-vehicle collision on 42nd St. approaching the hospital earlier this morning.
RCMP responded to the report of a collision at approximately 6:30 a.m. and located a Ford F-350 truck that had collided with a power pole.
The driver of the truck fled the scene. RCMP are on the scene investigating along with an RCMP collision analyst. 42nd St. on the approach to the hospital is closed to traffic and police ask drivers to avoid the area while the investigation continues.
Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.