Springbrook accident sends man to hospital

February 21, 2012 | By | Reply More

Man suffering from life-threatening injuries

Springbrook accident

Man's pickup truck hits garbage truck head-on


Blackfalds RCMP were called to the scene of a two vehicle collision south west of Red Deer at about 6:30 a.m., on Tuesday, February 21.

Corporal Barry Larocque of the Blackfalds RCMP detachment says the accident occurred on Highway 2A between Springbrook and Red Deer.  A man driving a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck was heading north on Highway 2a when he crossed the centre line and struck a southbound garbage truck.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital with life-threatening injuries while the garbage truck driver was not injured.

The identity of  the driver is not being released at this time.  Corporal Larocque adds that police do not believe drugs and alcohol to be factors in this crash.


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