On Thursday

On Thursday

Hwy. 2A re-opens after major crash

Major crash shuts down highway; injuries involved. Update.

  • Aug. 27, 2015 12:00 p.m.

 

UPDATE:

For Immediate Release                                    August 27, 2015

Highway 2A closed in both directions in Leduc County – Update

Leduc, Alberta – The highway has now been re-opened.

 

On Thursday, August 27, 2015, at about 10:00AM, the Leduc RCMP, Leduc Fire and STARS responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy. 2A at the intersection of Glen Park Rd. (Township Road 490). Of the six victims involved,  one was flown to hospital by STARS with injuries of unknown severity. The other five victims were transported by ground ambulance. The investigation thus far indicates that a red 2012 Dodge pickup truck travelling east with five occupants on Glen Park Road crossed in front of a white 2008 Dodge pickup truck travelling north on Hwy 2A resulting in the collision. The northbound truck had only one occupant.

The accident at this time remains under investigation with the road closed.

 

 

ORIGINAL STORY

At approximately 10 a.m. on August 27, a two vehicle collision occurred on Hwy 2A at Township Road 490 in Leduc County.

There were serious injuries as a result of the collision.  STARS is involved.

The intersection is closed and traffic is being diverted at this time.  It is expected that road will be closed for several more hours.

A media release will be issued later today.

-Cameron Chisholm, Staff Sergeant