February 22, 2016 11:35 am
Updated: February 23, 2016 7:42 am

UPDATE: 3 dead, 5 hospitalized in Highway 16 crash west of Saskatoon

WATCH ABOVE: Tragedy on a Saskatchewan highway this morning as a woman and two young boys were killed when the vehicle they were riding in colliding with a semi. Meaghan Craig has the latest on the deaths and the injuries.


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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.

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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.

READ MORE: One man dead after fatal collision on Highway 39 northwest of Weyburn

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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