PICTURE BUTTE: RCMP collision analysts and Alberta Sheriffs are investigating a head-on collision south of Picture Butte Monday morning. It happened about 9:15 on Highway-25, one-kilometre south of Diamond City.
A south-bound pick-up truck pulling a cargo trailer collided with a north-bound S-U-V. Both vehicles ignited into flames but were quickly extinguished by firefighters.
The 28-year old city woman driving the SUV was trapped inside the SUV and had to be extricated from the vehicle using the jaws of life. She was initially taken to the Regional hospital but then flown to Calgary by STARS. Country 95 News has learned she is in serious but stable condition.
The 70-year old driver of the truck was taken to the Regional hospital but there is no word on his condition. No charges have been laid as the investigation continues.
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2011 at 12/5/2013 5:12:35 PM
Source: Dori Modney -- Country 95 News