April 5, 2019 2:05 pm
Updated: April 5, 2019 6:35 pm

Serious 2-vehicle collision on Highway 43 in northwestern Alberta

Emergency crews responded to a serious two-vehicle collision on Highway 43, between Grande Prairie and Valleyview, on Friday morning. April 5, 2019.

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A man was airlifted to hospital after a serious collision involving two vehicles on Highway 43, east of Grande Prairie, on Friday morning.

The crash in the M.D. of Greenview happened around 9:50 a.m., a few kilometres east of the community of Crooked Creek near Clarkson Valley Road/Range Road 253.

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Alberta Health Services said EMS treated one man, who was airlifted to hospital by STARS air ambulance with undisclosed injuries. No other patients were taken to hospital, AHS said.

Emergency crews responded to a serious two-vehicle collision on Highway 43, between Grande Prairie and Valleyview, on Friday morning. April 5, 2019.

Courtesy: Ron Chiasson

A photo of the scene showed a heavily damaged pickup truck and a semi. Emergency crews, including firefighters, an ambulance and a STARS helicopter, were also on scene.

Police said eastbound traffic was being diverted to a side road. RCMP said drivers should expect delays in the area.

Just before 4:30 p.m., RCMP said Highway 43 eastbound had been cleared. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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