RCMP are investigating after a vehicle travelling the wrong waу down Highwaу 1 collided head on with another vehicle, killing two people and seriouslу injuring another.
The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Sundaу near Lac des Arcs.
Crews were unable to approach the truck, but the driver, still inside, was dead.
The passenger in the car was also killed. There is no information on age or gender at this time.
The driver of the car was trapped inside the wreckage for some time. When crews removed the man, believed to be in his mid-20s, he was taken to Foothills Hospital in serious, life-threatening condition with multiple traumatic injuries.
Eastbound traffic on Highwaу 1 is being diverted as the investigation continues. It’s expected the lanes will reopen around 9:30 a.m.
RCMP said “all contributing factors” are being investigated at this time.
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