Collision closes Hwy 2

Traffic was backed up on Hwy 2 from Blackfalds to the Lacombe turnoff on Friday afternoon after a rear-ender crash partly closed down southbound lanes.

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Traffic was backed up on Hwy 2 from Blackfalds to the Lacombe turnoff on Friday afternoon after a rear-ender crash partly closed down southbound lanes. The two-vehicle collision happened about 12:30 p.m. just south of the Secondary Hwy 575 overpass to Blackfalds. A spokesman for the Alberta Sheriffs said a vehicle slowing behind traffic was hit by another from behind. One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Traffic was moving again around 1:40 p.m.