Teenage girl killed in fiery head-on collision between car and semi near Taber

Editor’s Note: EMS initially said two people were killed, however officials later clarified that only one person died.  A young woman was killed and another person was injured after a two-vehicle crash near Taber, Alta., on Saturday. Police, EMS and the…

Alberta RCMP officer offers safety tips for new drivers

August 1 2019 9:26am It’s summer and the roads are busy. Sgt. Brent Robinson with Alberta RCMP has some road safety tips, particularly for new drivers. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Wetaskiwin family who lost daughter calls for changes to deadly intersection

Family members and people living near Wetaskiwin are calling for safety improvements to a local highway intersection following the death of a young woman late last week. “If our words can help another family not go through what we have…

22-year-old killed in collision between car and semi in Wetaskiwin

A 22-year-old passenger inside a 2007 Ford Focus died Friday afternoon after the car collided with a semi-truck at a busy intersection in Wetaskiwin, Alta. It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and 814…

Man killed in head-on crash south of Grande Prairie

A 23-year-old man is dead after a head-on crash near Grande Prairie Wednesday afternoon. At around 12:50 p.m., emergency crews were called to the collision on Highway 40 at Township Road 700, about 15 kilometres south of Grande Prairie. READ…

Motorcyclist, 28, dies after collision south of Ponoka

A young motorcycle driver died in hospital last week after being involved in a collision on a secondary highway in central Alberta. The two-vehicle collision happened on Thursday afternoon on Highway 815 east of Morningside, which is halfway between Ponoka…

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed

As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town. People are no longer allowed to stop along a 12-kilometre stretch of Highway…

Teen charged after vehicle clocked doing 151 km/hr in construction zone

A 17-year-old boy from Athabasca, Alta. is facing a speeding charge after an Alberta Sherriff said the driver was caught travelling nearly double the speed limit in a construction zone. On June 1, a member from the Athabasca/Boyle Integrated Traffic…