Cochrane, Alberta – On October 20th 2015 at approximately 5 PM, the Cochrane RCMP and emergency services responded to a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. The motorcycle had been traveling west bound on Highway 1A near Jamieson Road when it went off the road into the north ditch.
Highway 1A had to be closed for a short time to allow emergency services to assist the driver who had to be transported by STARS Air Ambulance. The drivers injuries are non-life threatening.
Speed and alcohol are not considered to be factors in the incident. Road conditions at the time were not a factor either.
Highway 1A was re-opened shortly after the incident.