Advertisement
Traffic

Man dies following head-on crash near Airdrie

One person died following a serious head-on collision on Highway 2A, south of Crossfield, Alta., on Sept. 18, 2018.
One person died following a serious head-on collision on Highway 2A, south of Crossfield, Alta., on Sept. 18, 2018. Courtesy: Dwayne Baker

One man has died and a woman was seriously injured in a serious two-vehicle, head-on collision on Highway 2A south of Crossfield on Tuesday, RCMP said.

The Crossfield Fire Department responded to the crash at 5:15 p.m. where they found the injured drivers, both in their 20s and the sole occupants of the vehicles.

EMS took them to Calgary-area hospitals and said a man was in critical life-threatening condition and a woman was in stable, non-life-threatening condition.

“One of the drivers, a 23-year-old male, later succumbed to his injuries in hospital,” RCMP said in a news release Wednesday.

Weather and road conditions were not factors in the crash, police said.

There was a serious two-vehicle, head-on collision on Highway 2A south of Crossfield on Tuesday evening, RCMP said.
There was a serious two-vehicle, head-on collision on Highway 2A south of Crossfield on Tuesday evening, RCMP said. Courtesy: Dwayne Baker

RCMP said traffic was diverted around the collision scene to Range Road 11 for several hours.

Story continues below advertisement

Highway 2A was reopened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Airdrie RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision and did not speak with an officer at the scene, to contact the Airdrie RCMP Detachment at 403-945-7267,” police said.