Emergency crews attended a collision between a semi and an SUV Feb. 27 on Highway 2A across from the Calnash Ag Event Centre. Details are not clear but it appears the SUV drove into the northbound lane and collided with the semi. Injuries are believed to be relatively minor. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Minor injuries in semi vs car collision in Ponoka

Ponoka emergency crews were called to the scene of a collision on Highway 2A

UPDATED

A collision between an SUV and a semi tractor resulted in relatively minor injuries.

The incident occurred on Highway 2A Feb. 27 across from the Calnash Ag Event Centre at about 4 p.m. It appears the semi tractor turned left into oncoming traffic.

The collision was severe enough that the semi’s front bumper broke off, plus did front end damage to the semi tractor as well as the SUV.

It’s believed the injuries were minor.

Ponoka RCMP, EMS and the Ponoka County East District Fire Department were called to the scene and firefighters cleaned up the subsequent spill of engine fluids.

It’s not know the status of the investigation or if charges were laid.

***This story was updated to point out it’s not clear at the this the cause of the collision.***



jeff.heyden-kaye@ponokanews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

 

Emergency crews attended a collision between a semi and an SUV Feb. 27 on Highway 2A across from the Calnash Ag Event Centre. Details are not clear but it appears the SUV drove into the northbound lane and collided with the semi. Injuries are believed to be relatively minor. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Just Posted

Justice Minister discusses rural crime in Lacombe

Minister Doug Schweitzer: “Our democracy is founded on public safety”

Testing winter feed

Testing winter feed lets producers know what nutrients are available

Rural municipalities bracing for possible RCMP cost hike

If proposal from province goes through, it could cost Ponoka County big time

Fed up residents make complaint at Ponoka County council

“Careless” dirt bike, ATV activity spurs residents to call out Ponoka County

VIDEO: Trudeau asks Canada to look to current, not past, actions on race

Liberal leader says he never spoke about the racist photo because he was embarrassed

Judge finds Alberta couple not guilty in toddler son’s death

It was the second trial for the Stephans, who were found guilty by a jury in 2016

Alberta couple charged in toddler son’s death to learn fate from judge

David and Collet Stephan are charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life

Alberta government pitching that small rural areas pay for policing: NDP

Those 291 districts represent about 20 per cent of the Alberta population

Alberta inquiry into oil and gas foes could face legal challenge from Ecojustice

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has repeatedly accused U.S. charities of bankrolling efforts

Yearbook photo surfaces of Trudeau wearing ‘brownface’ costume in 2001

The report describes the occasion as an ‘Arabian Nights’-themed gala event

‘Troubling, insulting’: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh reacts to Trudeau’s brownface photo

Jagmeet Singh, leader of the New Democrats, responded with a call for love after Trudeau photos surface

VIDEO: Party leaders react to Trudeau’s brownface photo bombshell

Fallout from Justin Trudeau’s brownface photo, and two other instances, sure to dominate campaign

Most Read