One driver in hospital after semis collide near Ponoka

A collision between a gravel truck and a semi pulling two trailers loaded with lumber on Hwy 2 south of Ponoka put one driver in hospital with undetermined injuries on Thursday afternoon.

A collision between a gravel truck and a semi pulling two trailers loaded with lumber on Hwy 2 south of Ponoka put one driver in hospital with undetermined injuries on Thursday afternoon.

RCMP Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit say the collision occurred five km south of Hwy 53 in the southbound lane of Hwy 2.

Police were on the scene at about 2 p.m.

Two lanes are open and traffic is moving slowly. Drivers should expect temporary delays and momentary closures while the recovery crews remove the vehicles from the ditch.

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