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.***



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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

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