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Southern Alberta crash kills one, sends 4 to hospital

The crash occurred simply south of the village of Champion on Freeway 23

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One particular person is useless and 4 are in hospital — together with two kids — after a two-vehicle collision on Saturday alongside a southern Alberta freeway.

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The crash occurred round 5:25 p.m. on the intersection of Freeway 23 and Freeway 529, simply south of the village of Champion, situated about 150 kilometres southeast of Calgary.

Mounties say a pickup truck was southbound on Freeway 23 when it was struck on the driving force’s aspect by a westbound SUV travelling on Freeway 529. The driving force of the truck was pronounced useless on scene.

The driving force of the SUV, a 34-year-old man, and two younger kids who have been within the again seat have been taken to Calgary hospitals by ambulance. The passenger, a 33-year-old lady, was rushed to hospital by STARS air ambulance.

The intersection was closed for a number of hours whereas the RCMP investigated.

The Vulcan RCMP is asking anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident to contact the detachment at 403-485-2266. You can too submit ideas anonymously by Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or on-line at

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