Collision involving Edmonton police officer shuts down Whitemud Drive near 91 Street

A collision involving an Edmonton police officer shut down a section of Whitemud Drive on Monday.

The crash happened just before noon near the 91 Street overpass in south Edmonton.

The Whitemud westbound was closed completely, Edmonton police said, with drivers being diverted off at 75 Street.

Motorists were asked to avoid the Whitemud on the southside in order to keep officers in the area safe, as they investigated the crash involving one of its members.

A major collision involving a police officer shut down a section of Whitemud Drive near 91 Street in southeast Edmonton on Monday, April 5, 2021. Dean Twardzik, Global News

A large emergency response was visible at the scene, including police, EMS and firefighters.

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