On August 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., Beaverlodge RCMP, along with Wembley Fire and Emergency Services, attended a serious collision on Highway 724 near Township Road 724 north of Wembley, Alta.

It is believed a northbound pickup truck attempted to pass a northbound semi truck when it rear-ended the northbound semi, causing it to spin out into the southbound lane, where it was then hit by a southbound semi truck.

The 32-year-old male driver of the pickup truck was pronounced deceased on scene.

The Highway was impassable for several hours while Beaverlodge RCMP and Alberta RCMP Collision Reconstructionist conducted their investigation.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Beaverlodge RCMP send their condolences to the families and loved ones involved in this incident.

Information provided by the Beaverlodge RCMP