Alcohol, speed believed to be factors in Yorkton fatal crash
YORKTON, Sask. – One person is dead and two injured after a crash in Yorkton, Sask. early Tuesday morning that police say may be alcohol related.
RCMP were initially called to a residence on York Lake Road around 1:20 a.m. for a report of a suspicious person.
Officers found an injured 18-year-old woman who had walked to the residence from the scene of a rollover.
She was taken to Yorkton Regional Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
A black SUV was located about one kilometre south of Yorkton where firefighters used the jaws of life to remove a 21-year-old woman from the SUV.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 17-year-old female was ejected from the SUV. She was rushed to Yorkton Regional Hospital and then transported by STARS to Regina General Hospital where she is listed in critical but stable condition.
No names have been released.
RCMP continue to investigate and say alcohol and speed may be factors in the deadly crash.