Cochrane, Alta – RCMP in Cochrane are still on the scene of a single vehicle roll over on Highway 1 and Hermitage Road.
The Highway travelling West bound is open, two of the East bound lanes are closed, RCMP have just opened one East bound lane to traffic. Traffic will be slow until the crash site has been cleared.
The single vehicle involved was a passenger van carrying 7 people.
5 passengers were ejected from vehicle, two of those passengers were declared deceased at the scene, one male and one female believed to be in their 30’s.
The additional three ejected passengers, two males and one female of unknown age, were transported by ground ambulance to a hospital in Calgary.
The female driver and male passenger were trapped in the vehicle, upon being exricated, the driver was transported by Stars to hospital in life threatening condition. The male passenger was also in life threatening condition and was transported to hospital by ground ambulance.
An update will be forwarded upon the Highway being reopened.