May 4, 2018 10:35 pm
Updated: May 5, 2018 3:06 pm

1 dead in crash north of Cochrane involving semi-truck, 2 RVs, pickup truck: EMS

WATCH ABOVE: A person has died as a result of a multi-vehicle crash north of Cochrane, Alta. on Friday, Calgary EMS said.

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A person has died as a result of a multi-vehicle crash north of Cochrane, Alta. on Friday, Calgary EMS said.

The RCMP said at about 6 p.m., officers were called to a collision on Highway 22 at Township Road 292 involving a semi-truck, two RVs and a pickup truck.

According to RCMP in Didsbury, police responded to calls about a truck driving northbound on Highway 22, swerving and driving erratically.

While attending the scene, police received another call indicating the truck matching that description was involved in a crash.

Preliminary investigation showed the truck tried to pass a vehicle and struck an RV that was travelling southbound.

Police said a crash then occurred with a northbound RV and a southbound semi-tractor. The driver of the truck, a 30-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A collision analyst was at the scene and traffic was rerouted for several hours.

Calgary EMS said four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

Speed and weather were not contributing factors, police said.

At about 6 p.m. on Friday night, emergency crews were called to a collision on Highway 22 at Township Road 292 involving a semi-truck, two RVs and a pickup truck.

Tim Lee/ Global News

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