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Fatal collision east of Calgary shuts down section of Highway 22X

RCMP said the two-vehicle collision happened around 8 p.m. Friday on Highway 22X at Range Road 280, which is about 10 km east of Calgary. Global News

One person was killed in a collision Friday night that shut down a section of highway just east of Calgary in Rock View County.

RCMP said the two-vehicle collision happened around 8 p.m. on Highway 22X at Range Road 280.

One person is dead but police did not say how many people in total were involved in the crash.

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Both the east and westbound lanes are closed on Highway 22x, between highways 791 and 797, and RCMP said motorists are asked to avoid the area.

Strathmore RCMP said a collision reconstructionist is attending the scene, which is about 10 km east of Calgary.

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Police said an update would be sent out when the highway reopens.

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