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Boyle RCMP on scene of Highway 55 accident

Delays expected for several hours following three-vehicle collision
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The scene of a three-vehicle accident on Highway 55, west of Grassland, between Township Road 674 and Range Road 190 just after 11 a.m. Feb. 11. RCMP advise traffic is being re-routed around the collision and delays are expected for several hours. Supplied: Karen Seal

GRASSLAND - Three people were killed in a collision Tuesday morning that involved two semi-trucks and one car. All three victims were in the car which has been identified as a taxi.

Boyle RCMP are on the scene of a three-vehicle collision on Highway 55/63, two kilometres west of Grassland, between Township Road 674 and Range Road 190.

Emergency personnel responded to the call involving two semi-trucks at approximately 10:30 a.m. Feb. 11.

RCMP said weather conditions could have been a factor. Heavy blowing snow, low visibility and icy conditions were reported on the highway and they advise traffic is being re-routed around the collision and delays are still expected for several hours.

Motorists are asked to slow down around emergency vehicles and drive with conditions in mind as heavy blowing snow, low visibility and icy conditions are currently being reported in the area.

There will be more information released when it becomes available.

 

This story was updated at 10:21 p.m.





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