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Ponoka RCMP on scene of serious motor vehicle collision in Wetaskiwin County

Two people transported to hospital

Two people have been transported to hospital after a collision between a semi-tractor and a car on Highway 2, just south of Highway 611, on Jan. 26.

Ponoka RCMP were dispatched to a serious two-vehicle collision at 12:52 p.m.

One occupant of the car has been transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance. The other passenger of the car has been transported to an area hospital by Emergency Medical Services.

Southbound traffic on Highway 2 is being diverted around the collision scene and is expected to continue for several hours.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and plan an alternate route.

The collision remains under investigation however road conditions are believed a contributing factor. The RCMP Traffic Analyst is assisting in the investigation.

For the most up-to-date information on highway conditions and road closures, please check 511 Alberta.

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