One person in hospital: RCMP, Penhold firefighters respond to collision near Hwy 2A and 42

A passenger van and a pickup truck and trailer collided

A passenger van and a pickup truck and trailer collided Friday evening in central Alberta.

Around 5 p.m. Penhold Firefighters responded to the vehicle collision at the intersection of Highways 42 and 2A.

Penhold Fire Lt. Warren Kitteringham said one person from the van was transported to hospital in Red Deer.

Penhold Fire Chief Jim Pendergast said there was a Red Deer County Peace Officer on scene who was able to provide assistance until our crews arrived.

Traffic was alternating in all four directions for about 90 minutes. Four fire units, EMS, Penhold Peace Officer, and RCMP responded at the scene.

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