Strathmore RCMP on scene of a fatal collision – Update and Correction

March 18, 2020
Strathmore, Alberta

News release

Strathmore RCMP continue to remain on the scene of a multiple vehicle fatality that occurred on Glenmore Trail west of Highway 791. On March 18, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Strathmore RCMP received a call of a multiple vehicle collision between a tow truck and an SUV.

Preliminary investigation indicates a tow truck was heading eastbound on Glenmore Trail west of Highway 791 and lost control and collided with an SUV travelling on Glenmore Trail. The driver and lone occupant of the tow truck was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver and passenger of the SUV were deceased at the scene. As notifications need to be completed with next of kin, no further information regarding the deceased will be released at this time.

Road conditions at the time of the collision involved icy patches.

The Strathmore RCMP, along with the assistance of the RCMP Collision Analyst, continue to investigate the cause of this fatal collision.

At this time, traffic on Glenmore Trail west of Secondary Highway 791 is being re-routed from Secondary Highway 791 to Range Road 283, and this will continue for several hours.

No further updates are anticipated.


March 18, 2020

Strathmore RCMP on Scene of a Fatal Collision

Strathmore RCMP are on the scene of a single vehicle multiple fatality collision on Highway 1 just west of Old Banff Coach Road near Calgary, AB. The driver and passenger are deceased as a result of the collision and RCMP will not be releasing their identities. The investigation into the cause of the collision is in the early stages and ongoing.

At this time, westbound traffic is reduced to one lane and is anticipated to be so for several hours.


Contact information

Corporal Deanna Fontaine
Media Relations Officer
Southern Alberta District RCMP

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