Man in life-threatening condition after Deerfoot Trail crash in Calgary

One man has been taken to hospital in life-threatening condition following the crash, which is now under investigation. Josh Ritchie / Global News

One man is in life-threatening condition following a crash on Deerfoot Trail in Calgary.

It happened early Saturday morning in the northbound lanes of Deerfoot Trail between Glenmore Trail and the Calf Robe Bridge.

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First responders arrived on scene shortly after 5:45 a.m. and transported one man to Foothills Medical Centre in life-threatening condition.

Police asked drivers to find an alternate route because northbound Deerfoot Trail was closed between Glenmore Trail and the Calf Robe Bridge.

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YYC Transportation said the incident was cleared by 11:30 a.m.

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The crash is under investigation.

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