On Saturday, July 6, just before 3pm, Grande Prairie RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 43 at the intersection of Highway 43X, where a five-year-old Clairmont resident lost their life.

The accident involved five vehicles, including two pickups, an SUV, and a semi, struck by an eastbound Ford F350 pick-up truck.

Police say the crash is still under investigation, but the say initial reports indicate a Ford F350 pickup was driving east on Highway 43 when it approached the intersection of Highway 43X and ran into two pickups, an SUV and a semi that were stopped for a red light.

The child was pronounced deceased at the scene, while other occupants were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Information provided by: GP RCMP