Five-year-old dies, other children injured after crash in central Alberta: RCMP

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WILLINGDON, ALTA. — Alberta RCMP say a five-year-old child is dead after a car collided with a semi-truck.

Mounties say the crash happened Tuesday afternoon near the hamlet of Willingdon about 125 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

RCMP say a passenger car carrying five children and one adult crashed into the truck.

They say the five-year-old was declared dead at the scene, while four children and the adult were sent to hospital with injuries.

RCMP say the driver of the truck was not hurt.

Police did not say whether charges are being considered as they continue to investigate.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 28, 2023.

The Canadian Press