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Crash involving semi causes pileup on Calgary’s Stoney Trail

The northbound lanes of Stoney Trail near 17th Avenue Southeast were closed Friday, Jan. 26, 2024 due to a collision involving several vehicles. Global News

A portion of northbound Stoney Trail on the east side of Calgary was closed to traffic Friday afternoon after a crash involving a semi and several vehicles.

Just before 12:30 p.m., Calgary police posted on social media that northbound Stoney Trail was closed at 17th Avenue Southeast due to the collision. Traffic was being rerouted onto Peigan Trail Southeast.

Calgary police said a gravel truck heading south on Stoney Trail lost control and crossed the median. Three semis and a pickup truck were involved in the crash, according to police.

Police said two witnesses told them they saw the gravel truck clip a semi before it lost control.

The collision caused a significant backup of vehicles.

 

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Just before 1 p.m., two lanes of traffic were getting through the area.

Police said no one was injured in the crash.

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