UPDATE: 3 dead, 5 hospitalized in Highway 16 crash west of Saskatoon
UPDATE: Woman, 2 boys dead in Highway 16 crash
UPDATE: 5 taken to hospital in Saskatoon
UPDATE: Highway 16 westbound is open
Three people are dead after a semi and a passenger vehicle collided on Highway 16 west of Saskatoon. The crash happened Monday at 6:55 a.m. CT west of Langham.
Investigators say a semi tractor-trailer unit transporting vehicles was travelling westbound on Highway 16 when a truck crossing the highway from rural route 3083 collided with it.
There were seven people in the truck.
A 26-year-old woman from Corman Park, and two boys, aged four and nine, both from Langham, were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names have not been released.
A 46-year-old Moose Jaw man was rushed to Royal University hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the truck, a 32-year-old man from Regina, and two boys from Langham, five and 11, were taken to RUH in serious condition.
The 53-year-old male driver of the semi, from Martensville, was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.
The westbound lane of Highway 16 at the crash scene was blocked off for several hours but is now open.
Warman RCMP and an RCMP collision reconstructionist continue to investigate.
No charges have been laid at this time.
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