(Map from Alberta 511)

Updated: Highway 2 backed up near Red Deer after collisions hours apart

Collisions occurred in northbound and southbound lanes on Monday afternoon

A pair of collisions were reported on Highway 2 near Red Deer on Monday afternoon.

Around 3 p.m. Alberta 511 warned drivers about a collision in the northbound lanes in the Highway 11 and Highway 11 A area.

The crash backed up traffic while the scene was cleared.

Around 5 p.m. another collision was reported in the southbound lanes near Highway 11 A.

Drivers were once again warned to expect delays.