Col­li­sion claims life of 16-year-old girl

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS - Sub­mit­ted The Drumheller Mail

On Jan­uary 8, 2018 at ap­prox­i­mately 6:19 p.m. Bas­sano RCMP, Emer­gency Med­i­cal Ser­vices and the Hus­sar & Stan­dard Fire Depart­ments re­sponded to a se­ri­ous mo­tor ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on High­way 561, ap­prox­i­mately 3 km’s west of Hus­sar.

A west­bound car col­lided head-on with an east­bound SUV. The driver and lone oc­cu­pant of the west­bound car, a 16-year-old fe­male, was pro­nounced de­ceased at the scene. The driver and lone oc­cu­pant of the SUV, a 50-year-old fe­male, was flown to the Foothills Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Cal­gary by STARS Air Am­bu­lance in crit­i­cal con­di­tion.

Bas­sano RCMP along with an RCMP Col­li­sion An­a­lyst con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate. All pos­si­ble con­tribut­ing fac­tors re­lated to this col­li­sion are be­ing con­sid­ered.

The iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of the de­ceased is not be­ing re­leased at this time.

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