Fatal collision along Milton Road

A fatal collision along Milton Road, northwest of Lacombe, has claimed the life of a 19-year-old man.

  • Feb. 5, 2015 8:00 a.m.

A fatal collision along Milton Road, northwest of Lacombe, has claimed the life of a 19-year-old man.

On Saturday, Jan. 31st at approximately 4:08 a.m. Blackfalds RCMP responded to the scene of a single vehicle rollover along Milton Road, west of Hwy. 815.

RCMP believe a 17-year-old driver of a Ford F-250 truck lost control of his vehicle and rolled it onto its roof. When the RCMP arrived, Lacombe EMS and the Clive Fire Department were already on scene.

They were attending to a 19-year-old male passenger of the truck who was pinned inside the vehicle.

The male was seriously injured and subsequently died of his injuries.

No other occupants of the vehicle were injured in the collision.

RCMP said weather conditions and alcohol appear to be contributing factors in the collision. RCMP continue to investigate this incident.

– Maetche