Car hits moose north of Red Deer, driver in hospital with life threatening injuries

Car hits moose north of Red Deer, driver in hospital with life threatening injuries

One person was airlifted to hospital, and another taken by ambulance after a vehicle hit a moose north of Red Deer.

Just before 2 a.m. Saturday, Blackfalds RCMP and Emergency Services were called to the collision north of Hwy 11A on Hwy 2.

Police said a southbound car collided with a moose. The vehicle then went into the west ditch.

The driver was flown by STARS Air Ambulance to an Edmonton area hospital with life threatening injuries. The passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ground ambulance to Red Deer Regional Hosptial.

Police said speed and alcohol are not considered factors in the incident.



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