One Killed, Nine Injured in 14-vehicle Crash Near Calgary
A 14-vehicle collision north of Calgary ended in one casualty and nine others injured late Tuesday night. While details of the accident are unclear, officials state that weather and road conditions could have caused it. An investigation is underway.
RCMP responded to an accident on Highway 2 near Highway 72 about two kilometers north of Veterans Boulevard just after 10 p.m. It was found that 14 vehicles were involved in a crash that took the life of one and injured nine others. As per the officials, a commercial vehicle including a trailer, five sedan cars, four pickup trucks, three SUVs, and a passenger van were involved in this incident.
“Details of the cause of the collision remain under investigation, with primary factors appearing to be weather and road conditions. As a result of this collision injuries were reported resulting in nine passengers from various vehicles being transported by ground ambulance to area hospitals for various non-life-threatening conditions,” RCMP officials said.