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Traffic Section investigating fatal collision on Henday

For Immediate Release:07-Oct-2017 @ 11:28 AM
MRU #:TR17R035

The EPS Major Collision Investigation Unit (MCIU) is investigating a fatal collision after a female driver travelled into oncoming lanes and struck another vehicle head on.

At approximately 2:45 a.m. today (Oct. 7, 2017) a vehicle was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the Anthony Henday at 109 Avenue and struck a southbound Mercedes head on. Another southbound vehicle struck the back of the Mercedes as a result of the collision, immediately after the primary collision.

 

The 28-year-old female driver from the NB vehicle, a Honda Odyssey, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver and passenger from the Mercedes sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries.

 

Investigators are in the process of locating family/next of kin of the deceased female.

 

This marks Edmonton’s 23rd fatal collision of 2017.

 

Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

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Please contact Patrycia Thenu at (780) 421-2663 for more information.

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