August 18, 2014 2:28 pm

Fatal collision at Nobleford Highway 23 intersection

A woman has succumbed to her injuries after a collision at the intersection of Highway 23 and Highway 519, near Nobleford.

The Nobleford Barons Fire Department and Picture Butte RCMP were called to the scene around 10:30 a.m. Monday, causing serious congestion for travellers.

An SUV was attempting to make a left-hand turn from Highway 23 onto Highway 519 westbound, while a semi-truck was attempting to turn east onto Highway 519.

The SUV was struck on the passenger side by a different southbound semi-truck.

The 80-year-old driver of the SUV was taken to Lethbridge Regional Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Alcohol was not a factor in the collision, and no charges have been laid.

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