Red Deer, Alberta – QEII Officers are being overwhelmed with several – serious injury collisions on Highway #2 in the Red Deer area. Travel on Highway #2 is NOT RECOMMENDED.
An Alberta Sheriff Highway Patrol Officer, a member of the QEII Integrated Traffic Unit, was checking on vehicle occupants at a collision scene, when the officer was struck and injured by an out of control semi truck. The officer has been taken to hospital by ambulance.
A tanker truck involved in another secondary collision has also rolled and is now leaking fuel.
Highway #2 is closed in the south bound lanes at Highway #12 at Lacombe.