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Man killed in crash east of Calgary on Highway 22X

RCMP investigate a serious collision between a semi-trailer and a car on Highway 22x between Highway 797 and Highway 24 on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Global News

One man was killed in a crash on Highway 22X east of Calgary on Wednesday.

RCMP said a westbound semi-trailer and eastbound car collided between Highway 797 and Highway 24, east of Indus, at around 7:30 a.m.

RCMP investigate a serious collision between a semi-trailer and a car on Highway 22x between Highway 797 and Highway 24 on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Global News

According to RCMP, the driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Two occupants in the semi-truck were treated at the scene for minor injuries, RCMP said.

RCMP investigate a serious collision between a semi-trailer and a car on Highway 22x between Highway 797 and Highway 24 on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Tom Reynolds / Global News

Traffic in the area was diverted at Highway 22X and Highway 797 as well as at Highway 22X and Highway 24.

RCMP said though the cause of the crash is still under investigation, road conditions are believed to have contributed to the incident.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be involved.

RCMP investigate a serious collision between a semi-trailer and a car on Highway 22x between Highway 797 and Highway 24 on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Tom Reynolds / Global News

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