4-year-old girl dies after crash in southern Alberta

A four-year-old girl from Taber, Alta. is dead after a collision Monday night. File / Global News

A four-year-old girl is dead after a collision involving two vehicles on Highway 36 Monday night.

Taber/Vauxhall RCMP said Tuesday a Volkswagen Jetta and a Ford F-150 crashed at the intersection with Township Road 110 at around 9:25 p.m.

Police said it appears the truck was traveling westbound, when it ran a stop sign and crashed into the car.

A satellite view of the intersection where a four-year-old girl from Taber, Alta. died in a crash July 10, 2017. Credit: Google Maps

Five occupants of the Jetta were taken to hospital in Taber, Alta. The four-year-old girl died of her injuries there. She was from Taber.

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The two people in the truck were treated at the scene.

Lethbridge RCMP Traffic Services is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

Police said alcohol was not a factor in the collision. Light rain was falling at the time of the crash.

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