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Mounties investigate fatal highway crash in southeast Saskatchewan

RCMP said one person is dead following a crash just north of Highway 48 Saturday night.
RCMP said one person is dead following a crash just north of Highway 48 Saturday night. File Photo / Global News

Police are investigating a fatal highway crash in southeastern Saskatchewan.

Investigators from the RCMP’s Carlyle, Sask., detachment say a vehicle that was southbound on Highway 9 late Saturday night appears to have hit a snowdrift before veering into the path of a northbound vehicle.

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The accident happened just north of Highway 48.

Police say the lone occupant of the southbound vehicle died at the scene.

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A passenger in the other vehicle was flown by air ambulance to hospital in Regina, while the driver was transported by road to a local hospital.

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No other information was immediately released.

 

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