Parkland County Man Dead, Several Injured in Head-on Crash


February 10, 2020 at 9:10 am - Home, Local News
By Erika Chorostil

A young Parkland County man has died and several others injured, including children, following a head-on collision Sunday near Morinville.

Around 5:20 pm, Morinville RCMP responded to the two-vehicle crash on Highway 44 near Township Road 535 south of Villeneuve.

The investigation revealed that an SUV was traveling northbound on Highway 44 and another SUV traveling southbound when a collision occurred.

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 that SUV suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries and were taken to hospital.

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

RCMP continue to investigate but say there were icy roads and gusty winds reported at the time of the collision.



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