Update - Beiseker (Airdrie Rural) RCMP on scene at serious motor vehicle collision

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Acme, Alta. – At 6:03 p.m., on Aug. 19, 2021, Airdrie RCMP received a call of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 575 and Range Road 264, located four miles west of Acme.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a side-by-side carrying two occupants was travelling southbound on Range Road 264 when it entered Highway 575 and struck an eastbound SUV.

A 14-year-old male occupant of the side-by-side suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by STARS to a Calgary hospital. The 9-year-old male occupant was declared deceased at the scene. Both are from the County of Rocky View.

The 29-year-old male driver of the SUV from the County of Kneehill was physically unharmed.

The Acme Fire Department, EMS and Kneehill County By-law also assisted at the scene.

The RCMP Collision Analyst attended to assist in the investigation,

The name of the deceased will not be released and the investigation into the collision continues. No further updates are anticipated.