Police believe speed was a factor in a fatal single-vehicle collision in south Edmonton Monday morning.
The collision happened at around 10:55 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of 34 Avenue just east of Gateway Boulevard.
Police said a 51-year-old man driving a Hyundai Santa Fe lost control, drove onto the median and hit a sign.
Police said Edmonton firefighters had to pull the driver from the vehicle. Paramedics treated and transported the man to hospital with critical injuries, police said in a media release shortly before 11:30 a.m.
In an update just after 1:30 p.m., police said the man died of his injuries.
Police closed 34 Avenue in both directions between 99 Street and Gateway Boulevard Monday morning. The road reopened shortly before 4 p.m.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.