Update: Icy conditions a factor in multi-vehicle collision

MVC Nov 3 Trailer

It has been a busy week for Three Hills Fire and Rescue, AHS, EMS and Three Hills RCMP.

It all started Wednesday, November 1 at about 4 pm when emergency crews were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash about five km east of Highway 21, west of Range Road 232.

An eastbound suburban encountered extremely slippery conditions and left the road. The vehicle crashed through a tree and came to a stop when it hit a second tree. A mother and four children were inside the vehicle. All five were road ambulanced to Three Hills Health Centre where they were all treated and released.

At about 2 pm on Friday, November 3, Three Hills Fire and Rescue and AHS EMS were dispatched to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 21, just over one km north of Three Hills. At that same time, members of the Three Hills RCMP were responding to a fatal crash on Highway 21, south of Delburne.

The multi-vehicle crash saw a southbound semi slow down for a slow moving vehicle. Another southbound semi failed to slow down and clipped the back end f he first semi. It then crashed into a northbound cattle liner. Luckily, no none was injured in this incident.

At about 4:30 pm, that same day, AHS EMS, Three Hills Fire and Rescue and Three Hills RCMP were, once again, dispatched to the same location. This time, two southbound pickups had come to a stop in compliance with traffic control at the scene for the multi-vehicle crash. athird southbound pickup failed to stop and crashed into the back of the second pickup, pushing that vehicle into the back of the first pickup. One person was road ambulanced with undetermined injuries.

At about 3 am on Tuesday, November 7, emergency crews were dispatched to a single vehicle incident about one km west of the Morrin bridge on Secondary Highway 27. Apparently, a westbound one ton pickup, pulling a fifth wheel trailer, entered the north ditch. Both occupants of the vehicle were transported to hospital by road ambulance.

 Video credit to Penny Poulin.