Serious crash closes Stoney Trail in northeast Calgary
A serious multi-vehicle crash closed part of the Stoney Trail in Calgary’s northeast on Thursday.
Police said a semi-truck was travelling eastbound on Stoney Trail at around 7:34 a.m.
A wheel came off the semi-truck, bounced across the centre median and hit a pickup truck that was travelling in the westbound lanes, according to police.
The driver of the pickup in the westbound lane was injured, though not seriously police said.
While all this was happening, police said a second pickup truck following behind the semi-truck was forced to suddenly brake to avoid the loose tire and was rear-ended by another vehicle.
The driver of the second pickup truck was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital.
EMS confirmed one person was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
WATCH BELOW: Calgary police investigate a serious crash on Stoney Trail near Deerfoot on Thursday morning.
Video from the Global 1 helicopter showed a number of emergency crews on the highway.
Police said the collision is under investigation and are looking for any photos or dashcam video from the public.
Calgary Transportation tweeted at 11:49 a.m. that the highway had been re-opened.
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