Man, 25, dead, 6 injured after 2 SUVs collide near Morinville

Leduc RCMP also investigating a fatal collision

One man is dead after a collision between two SUVs on Feb. 9 near Morinville.

According to Morinville RCMP, at about 5:20 p.m., they responded to a report of a two-vehicle head-on collision on Hwy 44 near Township Road 535 south of Villeneuve.

The 25-year-old male driver from Parkland County in the southbound SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The adult female and infant occupants of the southbound SUV suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. 

The adult female driver of the northbound SUV suffered serious non-life threatening injuries. There were also two youth in the northbound vehicle taken via EMS to hospital as well.

The RCMP’s preliminary investigation revealed an SUV was travelling northbound on Hwy 44 and another SUV travelling southbound when a collision occurred. 

Traffic on Hwy 44 was diverted for a couple of hours while police investigated but is now open. Icy road conditions and gusty winds were reported at the time of the collision.

Morinville RCMP continue to investigate.

Leduc RCMP says there was a fatal traffic collision at the intersection of Hwy 60 and Hwy 19 on Feb. 9. The road conditions at the scene were icy.  

If you have information regarding this or any other crime or suspicious activity, please contact police.

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