July 24, 2014 3:37 pm

Man taken by STARS to Saskatoon hospital after van enters slough

Man taken to Saskatoon hospital after eight passenger van goes into slough near Young, Sask.

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YOUNG, Sask. – A passenger had to be airlifted to a Saskatoon hospital after an eight passenger van went off a highway and entered a shallow slough Wednesday afternoon.

Watrous and Saskatoon RCMP responded to the collision just before 11 a.m. in the southbound lane of Highway 2 about 11 kilometres north of Young, Sask.

A male passenger was taken by STARS to a Saskatoon hospital with unknown injuries.

Seven other passengers were taken to a Watrous hospital as a precaution and have since been released.

Mounties continue to investigate the cause of the collision.

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