September 20th, 2019

One person dead, second person injured after morning crash on Alberta road


By The Canadian Press on September 9, 2019.

WESTLOCK, Alta. – A man has been killed in a head-on collision on a northern Alberta highway.

RCMP at Westlock say a truck was headed south on Highway 44 shortly after 5 a.m. Monday when an oncoming northbound car crossed the centre line, resulting in the crash.

The car driver – a 57-year-old resident of the Alexander First Nation – died at the scene.

A man who was driving the truck was taken to hospital.

His injuries are considered serious but not life-threatening.

Traffic was rerouted while police investigated but the highway has since been reopened.

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