Morning collision claims life outside Morinville

by Morinville News Staff

A woman is dead following a late morning collision outside Morinville Wednesday morning.

Morinville RCMP and emergency services responded to a serious two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 28 and Highway 37 in Sturgeon County (near Namao).

Morinville rCMP say a northbound Jeep crossed the centreline and struck a southbound SUV. The lone female occupant of the SUV succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep was transported via ground ambulance with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. There were no other occupants of the Jeep other then the male driver.

Road and weather conditions were good at the time of the collision.

The identity of the deceased is not being released at this time.

Morinville RCMP continue to investigate with the assistance of an RCMP Collision Reconstructionist.

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