Monday, December 26, 2016

Fatal MVC on Hwy 3 between Pincher Creek and Brocket


RCMP Alberta - On December 24, 2016, at 11:30 am, Pincher Creek RCMP and RCMP Collision Analyst responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 3, approximately 5 km east of the Highway 6 turnoff.

A minivan travelling westbound on Highway 3 crossed over the centre line and was struck by a eastbound SUV.

Two passengers in the minivan, a 53 year old male and a 49 year old female from Calgary succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. Three other passengers in the van were transported to the Pincher Creek hospital with serious injuries, one of which remains in serious life threatening condition.

The driver and passenger in the SUV were transported to the Pincher Creek hospital, in stable condition.

Poor road and weather conditions are believed to be a factor in the incident.

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  1. Blaine Robinson24/12/16

    You guys who rescue or have to attend accidents please be safe also. The rest of the people should know not to travel in this kind of weather.

  2. My heart goes out to all of the families & loved ones of those lost &/or injured. Can't begin to thank the first responders, physicians & medical staff for what they do at times like this while the rest of us celebrate the holiday.


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