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Alcohol investigated as factor in serious head-on collision on Glenmore Trail

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Multiple people were injured in a crash on westbound Glenmore Trail Southwest between 37 Street and 45 Street Southwest on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Global News / Tom Reynolds
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Multiple people were injured in a crash on westbound Glenmore Trail Southwest between 37 Street and 45 Street Southwest on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Global News / Tom Reynolds
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Multiple people were injured in a crash on westbound Glenmore Trail Southwest between 37 Street and 45 Street Southwest on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Global News / Tom Reynolds
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Multiple people were injured in a crash on westbound Glenmore Trail Southwest between 37 Street and 45 Street Southwest on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Global News / Tom Reynolds
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Multiple people were injured in a crash on westbound Glenmore Trail Southwest between 37 Street and 45 Street Southwest on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Global News / Tom Reynolds

Multiple people were injured — two seriously — in a head-on crash on Glenmore Trail on Monday night.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes between 37 Street and 45 Street S.W. at around 11:30 p.m.

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Police said one vehicle was travelling the wrong way on Glenmore when it collided with another vehicle.

According to EMS, five people were involved in the crash – four of whom were taken to hospital.

Police said the driver of the car — a 20-year-old woman — and a 20-year-old passenger of the pickup truck, were taken to hospital in life-threatening condition.

The pickup truck driver, a man in his 40s, and two other female passengers — a woman in her 40s and a teenaged girl — were also taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said alcohol is being investigated as a factor in the case of the driver of the car.

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