Fatalities caused by accident MVA near Rimbey

Collision still under investigation

Rimbey, Alberta – On Dec. 13, Rimbey RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision which resulted in an on-scene fatality. The RCMP can now confirm that a second occupant in one of the vehicles succumbed to his injuries and passed away in the hospital.

The 24-year-old female driver of the westbound truck remains in hospital with serious injuries.

The 41-year-old male driver of the northbound truck has been released from hospital. Both male passengers of the northbound truck; a 34-year-old from Rocky Mountain House and a 36-year-old living in Rocky Mountain House are deceased.

“The RCMP offers sincere condolences to the family and friends of all the people involved in this collision” says Sergeant Kurtis Pillipow of the Rimbey RCMP Detachment. “We know that it is tragic any time to lose a loved one, or have a loved one injured – but this time of year is especially difficult and we offer our support to all.”

The cause of this collision remains under investigation and there is no determination at this time in relation to whether charges are pending.

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