Two-vehicle collision claims lives of elderly couple

A man is dead and his wife airlifted to a Calgary hospital following a two-vehicle collision southwest of here on Tuesday.

UPDATE: A second person has died in hospital as a result of the collision.

The driver of the car, 86-year-old Lucille Milan of Three Hills, died last night at about 8 p.m. in Foothills Hospital in Calgary. She was the wife of the passenger who died on scene.

The driver is identified as 88-year-old Stan Milan.

Police are continuing to investigate and no charges are pending at this time.


THREE HILLS — A man is dead and his wife airlifted to a Calgary hospital following a two-vehicle collision southwest of Three Hills on Tuesday.

The woman was driving a car when it collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of Township Road 31-4 and Range Road 24-5 around 12:15 p.m. The impact killed the 88-year-old male passenger while his 86-year-old wife was taken to hospital in Three Hills before being transferred by STARS air ambulance to Calgary.

A passenger in the pickup, a 45-year-old woman, was transported to Three Hills Health Centre with undetermined injuries. The 34-year-old male driver of the pickup received minor injuries and did not require hospitalization.

All persons involved were from Three Hills.

An RCMP spokesperson said the truck had the right of way at the uncontrolled intersection about six km southwest of Three Hills when the car proceeded through.

Three Hills RCMP continue to investigate.