Blackfalds RCMP and emergency services on Monday, Jan. 18 at approximately 7:01 p.m. were called to a two-vehicle collision on Twp. Rd. 39-2 in the Blindman Industrial Park, north of Red Deer.
The investigation to date has revealed that a Dodge van with two occupants was traveling on Twp. Rd. 39-2 when it struck a Ford pick up truck.
The driver of the van and the occupants of the Ford fled the scene, leaving the passenger in the van with serious injuries.
The 47-year-old Red Deer man, injured in the collision, was transported to the Red Deer Regional Hospital and was later transported to Edmonton with serious, life threatening injuries.
Blackfalds RCMP are being assisted by the Red Deer Collision Analyst and the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team.
RCMP are reaching out to the community. If anyone witnessed the collision or knows anything about this incident they are asked to please contact the Blackfalds RCMP Detachment at 403-885-3300.