Collision on Hwy 2 between Lacombe and Ponoka sends woman to hospital

A two-vehicle collision between Ponoka and Lacombe sent a woman to hospital Saturday night.

Around 7:30 p.m. Ponoka RCMP responded to the collision on Hwy 2 near the Hamlet of Morningside.

Police say a truck heading southbound lost control and came across the median, colliding with a northbound semi-tractor.

The driver of the semi-tractor wasn’t hurt. The 18-year-old woman driving the truck was sent to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic heading north was temporarily diverted to Hwy 2A, until around 11 p.m.

The collision remains under investigation.



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