ATHABASCA – Emergency crews responded to a collision between a minivan and a truck on 1 University Drive in Athabasca at 2:37 p.m. Feb. 15.
The minivan was leaving the Multiplex/Athabasca University area and lost control on a curve impacting the truck that was heading up the hill, pushing it into the guardrail.
"We had to extricate one person from the minivan," said Athabasca fire chief Travis Shalapay. "Three people were sent to hospital, one with signifigant injuries."
Shalapay added that road conditions were a factor in the accident and the road remained closed to traffic until after 4:30 p.m.
Two females and one male youth were sent to hospital and the remainder of the people in the vehicles were released from the scene.