At approximately 10:30 a.m. on June 17, 2021 Leduc RCMP received a 911 call of a serious multi-vehicle collision.
The collision involved a garbage truck and a semi pulling a horse trailer with three horses onboard at the intersection of Range Road 245 and Township 484 in Leduc County, Alta.
Leduc RCMP and emergency services attended the scene and located the two occupants of the garbage truck trapped inside the vehicle. Fire services assisted with the extraction of both occupants of the garbage truck.
The 53-year-old male driver of the garbage truck was transported to hospital via STARS air ambulance with serious injuries and the 30-year-old male passenger was transported to hospital via ground ambulance with serious injuries.
The 57-year-olf male driver of the semi was not injured.
At the scene of the collision, one of the horses was found entrapped in the trailer. A local veterinarian attended the scene and assisted Fire Services with the extraction of the horse.
All three local horses were assessed by the veterinarian on scene and taken into their care for treatment of minor injuries.
Leduc RCMP along with an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist are investigating the cause of the collision.
Original Story — Leduc RCMP, emergency services, and Millet Fire Department are on scene at a serious multi-vehicle collision in the area of Range Road 245 and Township 484 in Leduc County, Alta.
Traffic is expected to be diverted for several hours and alternative travel routes are recommended.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.