Jasper RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle collision
This evening (Dec. 7) at 7:45 p.m., Jasper RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious, head-on collision on Highway 16 at Talbot Lake.
The collision involved a semi truck and an SUV. The male driver of the semi truck has been transported to hospital via ground ambulance and the driver and passenger of the SUV were deceased on scene.
Traffic was diverted on Highway 16 at Jasper townsite heading east, and westbound traffic is diverted at Highway 40. Currently an RCMP Collision Analyst has attended the collision scene and it was anticipated that the road would be impassable for approximately 6 hours.
All possible contributing factors to the cause of this collision remain under investigation. There is no further information available about the occupants of the SUV at this time.