Double fatality in two-vehicle collision north of Stettler, Wednesday

Two drivers died in a two-vehicle collision north of Stettler on Wednesday afternoon.

Two drivers died in a two-vehicle collision north of Stettler on Wednesday afternoon.

Stettler RCMP responded at 2:45 p.m. to the crash scene located 15 km north of Stettler on Hwy 56.

Police say a northbound SUV crossed the centre line and struck a southbound minivan nearly head-on.

The drivers, an elderly man and a middle-aged man, died of their injuries.

A passenger in the minivan was in serious condition when transported by STARS air ambulance to the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton.

Police say alcohol and road conditions were not factors in the crash, which is still under investigation.

RCMP will not be releasing names of those involved in the collision.