On June 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm, Spirit River RCMP along with emergency services, responding to reports of a collision involving a semi truck and an automobile at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 49, near Rycroft.

The semi truck was reportedly travelling eastbound on highway 49 and collided with a small car that was travelling northbound on highway 2. The adult female driver of the car was admitted to a local hospital.  Both the youth and infant passengers in the car were airlifted to an Edmonton hospital in critical condition.  The male driver of the semi truck was not injured.

Spirit River RCMP are asking for any witnesses, or anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident, to please contact the Spirit River RCMP Detachment at 780-864-3525. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Information provided by Spirit River RCMP