Two killed after long weekend collision

  • Jul. 4, 2016 3:00 p.m.

On July 1st Blackfalds RCMP members with assistance from Red Deer County Fire and EMS were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle motor vehicle collision east of Red Deer.

Upon arrival it was determined that two occupants in the motor vehicle were ejected and died on scene. Two other occupants were treated on scene and transported by ground to Red Deer Regional Hospital with serious injuries. The exact extent of the injuries are not known at this time. A fifth occupant was not ejected from the vehicle and was treated and taken to Red Deer Hospital and released a short time later.

An 18-year-old male from Penhold and 16-year-old female from Springbrook were the two occupants who died on scene. Next of Kin notifications were completed, but the identity of both deceased are not being released.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

– Fawcett