Central Alberta News

Blackfalds RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle collision

At 11:31 a.m. today, the Blackfalds RCMP with emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle collision that left one man deceased.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Hwy 11 and Burnt Lake Trail, west of Red Deer.  A semi-truck traveling west on Hwy 11 collided with a pickup truck traveling southbound on Burnt Lake Trail.

The 27-year-old driver of the pickup, from Red Deer, was declared deceased.  The 51-year-old driver of the semi who was from Eckville, Alberta was not injured.

The RCMP collision analyst attended the scene.  Traffic was diverted for several hours while a scene examination and clean up occurred.

The area is now open for travel.  The RCMP continue to investigate this collision.