Three Hills RCMP - Fatal Collision on Highway 27


Three Hills, Alberta - On March 13 at approximately 8:10 am Three Hills RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 27 east of Torrington. A semi tanker travelling southbound on Range Road 252 entered onto Hwy 27 and the trailer was struck broadside by a westbound Jeep Patriot. The lone occupant of the Jeep, a 17-year-old male from Olds was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the semi did not suffer any injuries.

An RCMP collision re-constructionist attended and the cause of the collision remains under investigation. At the time of the collision a thick blanket of fog covered the area.