Rimbey RCMP are investigating a fatal crash north of Rimbey. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Updated: Driver killed, others injured, in crash near Rimbey

Multiple vehicles involved

Police, EMS and fire department units responded to a multiple vehicle collision on Highway 20, approximately seven kilometres north of Rimbey, on Tuesday at 2:36 p.m.

Preliminary investigation revealed that an SUV was travelling northbound in the southbound lane and collided with a southbound truck.

The 23-year-old driver of the SUV was declared dead at the scene. Other vehicles suffered damages and ended up in the ditches.

An RCMP collision analyst attended to conduct a scene examination. Traffic on the highway was diverted until 8:20 p.m., when the route was reopened.

One adult and two children remain in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Two other adults who were taken to hospital were assessed and released.

The investigation into the cause of the collision remains ongoing.



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