On 2020 01 28 @ 19:30 hrs, members of the Kindersley RCMP detachment assisted by the Kindersley Fire Department and Kindersley EMS responded to a collision involving a semi unit and a pickup truck 2 miles west of Kindersley on Highway # 7.
Information available at this time through investigation indicates that the eastbound semi unit collided head-on with the westbound pickup truck.
The 29-year-old lone male driver of the pickup truck from the Kindersley area was pronounced deceased at the scene. The lone driver of the semi unit also from the Kindersley area was taken to the hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.
Alcohol, road and weather conditions are not considered to be contributing factors. No hazardous material spills were involved. Hwy # 7 west of Kindersley was closed for several hours and traffic was re-routed until 06:00 hrs this morning. The cause of the collision remains under investigation and no charges have been laid at this time.
Hwy # 7 is now open to traffic again and the RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance and understanding while dealing with the delay caused by the highway closure.