April 9, 2016 11:41 pm
Updated: April 10, 2016 11:08 am

5 people injured following collision on Highway 16 near Stony Plain

Two people were transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance Saturday following a serious collision on Highway 16.

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EDMONTON – Five people have been taken to hospital by both ground ambulances and STARS Air Ambulance following a serious collision on Highway 16 near RR 32.

“Two people suffered life-threatening injuries, while three others are believed to have received serious but not life-threatening injuries,” RCMP said Saturday.

5 people were taken to hospital Saturday following a serious collision on Highway 16.

Connie Lynn Brown

Police were called to the scene around 7:40 p.m. Saturday. Two vehicles were involved in the collision.

Police say alcohol is believed to be a factor.

The eastbound lanes of Highway 16 were closed for several hours while RCMP investigated. Motorists were detoured around the collision.

The westbound lanes remained open.

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