RCMP Lake Louise – Single Vehicle MVC/Hwy 1 Road Closure UPDATE

(2014-11-12) Lake Louise RCMP, and Emergency Service are Currently on scene of a semi that has lost control and has blocked both east bound lanes, of Highway 1, three kilometres east of Lake Louise. Passenger vehicles are being rerouted to highway 1A but commercial vehicle traffic is having to wait. There are no reported injuries and the Lake Louise RCMP are currently investigating the cause of the collision. Updates will be forth coming.

As of 9:00 PM, both east bound lanes of the Trans-Canada are now open and traffic is now clearing from the area. Lake Louise RCMP have laid charges against the Semi Driver Sarabjit Kalkat of BC , for Failing to Ascertain Sufficient Space for Movement under Section 9(a) of the Use of the Highway Rules of Road Regulations.