2 dead, 3 in hospital after single-vehicle collision north of Wetaskiwin, Alta.

·1 min read
The three people airlifted to hospital are in serious but stable condition, RCMP say. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
The three people airlifted to hospital are in serious but stable condition, RCMP say. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

Two people are dead, while three others are in hospital in Edmonton following a single-vehicle crash north of Wetaskiwin, Alta., Friday night.

Around 11 p.m., Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 814 and Township Road 475, just east of Millet, Alta., a town about 50 kilometres south of Edmonton.

Five people were in the vehicle, police say. Two of the died from the crash. The other three were airlifted by STARS air ambulance to a hospital in Edmonton.

The three people in hospital are in serious but stable condition, police say.

A collision reconstructionist has attended the scene, but the cause of the collision has not yet been determined.

The investigation is ongoing and RCMP say updates will be provided when possible.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting