An early morning crash has left one Maskwacis resident dead and others in hospital.
According to Maskwacis RCMP spokesperson Cst. Morgan Kyle Dec. 20, “A 31-year-old female from Maskwacis is deceased following a single vehicle collision.
“On December 20, 2018 at approximately 3:05 a.m., RCMP received a report of an erratic driver involved in multiple occurrences in Wetaskiwin. Maskwacis members spotted the vehicle and attempted to pull it over, but it fled southbound on Highway 2A.
“A short time later, members located the suspect vehicle, which had rolled over on Highway 611 East.
“Emergency services including Maskwacis RCMP, EMS and Samson Fire attended the collision scene. The female occupant was found deceased on scene. Three additional male occupants were taken to hospital by ground ambulance and remain in stable condition.
“The vehicle involved in the collision is a blue 1995 GMC full-sized SUV. It is suspected to be involved in additional occurrences between Maskwacis and Wetaskiwin. The file remains under investigation by Maskwacis Community Response Unit and Wetaskiwin General Investigation.
“If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Maskwacis RCMP at (780) 585-4600 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”