RCMP Vehicle -LethbridgeNewsNOW
Tragedy, Southern Alberta, Highway
June 20, 2019
VULCAN – A collision of three vehicles on Wednesday, June 19, is responsible for three deaths.
The incident occurred around 5:30 pm on Highway 23, south of Vulcan.
A preliminary investigation by the Vulcan RCMP indicated that a truck with two occupants was traveling south on Highway 23 when it crossed the axis and collided with a northern semi-tractor trailer unit. The truck then collided with another truck that followed the semi.
The 45-year-old passenger from the South truck died on the spot. The 22-year-old driver was taken to a Calgary hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Both occupants were from Lethbridge.