Milestone RCMP - Fatal motor-vehicle collision on Highway 39, northwest of Yellowgrass

November 19, 2019
Yellowgrass, Saskatchewan

News release


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On Nov 18 at 8:30 a.m. officers from the Milestone Detachment, Yellowgrass Fire Department, and Weyburn EMS attended to a collision on Highway 39, two kilometers northwest of the community of Yellowgrass.

A northwest bound pick up truck with a single male occupant collided head on with a southeast bound International refrigerated truck. The two adult males that were travelling in the refrigerated truck were not injured, but the 46-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was transported to hospital in Regina by Stars and succumb to injuries suffered during the collision a few hours later.

The highway was closed for several hours while an accident reconstructionist examined the scene. Alcohol is not being considered as a factor in the collision. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.


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