Semi driver charged in fatal collision on Yellowhead Trail

A 29-year-old semi-truck driver has been charged following a fatal collision on Edmonton’s Yellowhead Trail earlier this year. Just after 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 17, police say a 2014 Freightliner semi-truck rear-ended a 2008 Ford Escape as both vehicles were…

City of Edmonton begins work on Yellowhead Trail project

Work on the $1-billion upgrade of Edmonton’s Yellowhead Trail has begun, although you probably won’t notice for most of this year. Everything this construction season will be off the main road that is getting transformed into a free-flow freeway, concentrating…

Smoke from large Edmonton grass fire drifts across Yellowhead

There was a large grass fire burning in west Edmonton on Monday afternoon. Flames and smoke could be seen along Yellowhead Trail at 184 Street and near the Henday, on the south side of Yellowhead at 3:30 p.m. Fire crews…

Yellowhead Freeway plans to close 66 Street: ‘It’s going to be absolutely terrible’

With construction getting underway this year on converting Yellowhead Trail into a freeway, some business owners along the corridor are left shaking their heads. Kelly Yakimyshyn builds lift axles for semi-trucks that haul wood, fuel and other dangerous goods. He…

Man killed in collision with semi on Yellowhead Trail

January 17 2019 9:31am A man died after his vehicle was hit by a semi on Yellowhead Trail at 149 Street early Thursday morning. Kent Morrison reports live from the scene. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if(…

Man in van killed in collision with semi on Yellowhead Trail

A man died after his van was hit by a semi on Edmonton’s Yellowhead Trail on Thursday at around 2:40 a.m. Edmonton police said the minivan was stopped at a red light on the Yellowhead eastbound at the 149 Street intersection,…

1 person killed in Strathcona County New Year’s Day collision involving train

One person died Tuesday afternoon after a collision involving a train and tractor trailer in Strathcona County. Emergency crews were called to reports of the collision, which happened in the area of Range Road 232 and just north of Yellowhead…