Driver seriously injured in collision on Edmonton’s Anthony Henday Drive

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A 33-year-old driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries Wednesday after an overnight collision on Anthony Henday Drive.

At around 1 a.m. Wednesday, police said a pick-up truck rear-ended a slow-moving tractor-trailer unit on the northwest leg of the Edmonton ring road.

The collision happened along the Henday near Campbell Road.

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In a news release just before 5 a.m., police said the eastbound lanes of Anthony Henday Drive at Campbell Road were closed as a result of the collision. Traffic was being rerouted at the Campbell Road exit.

Just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said the Henday had reopened to traffic.

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Police said the 33-year-old driver of the pick-up was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the semi was not injured, according to police.

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