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Ponoka RCMP investigating Highway 2 collision between semi and car

Police in Ponoka were on the scene Wednesday of a serious collision on Highway 2, just south of Highway 611.

RCMP say the collision, which happed around 1 p.m., was between a semi-tractor trailer and a car.

One occupant of the car was transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance, the other passenger of the car was transported to an area hospital by Emergency Medical Services.

Southbound traffic on Highway 2 was diverted around the collision scene and continued for several hours.

The collision remains under investigation however road conditions are believed a contributing factor. The RCMP Traffic Analyst is assisting in the investigation.