3 taken to hospital after head-on collision north of Fort Macleod, Alta.

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3 taken to hospital after head-on collision north of Fort Macleod, Alta.

Three people were taken to hospital after a head-on collision Saturday afternoon on Highway 519 and Highway 811, north of Fort Macleod, Alta.

Fort Macleod RCMP said the incident happened around 3:30 p.m., just east of the hamlet of Granum.

A Nissan Rogue was travelling east on the highway and was struck by a Jeep Grande Cherokee that was heading west.

The woman driving the Nissan and the man driving the Jeep were both taken by ambulance to hospital in Lethbridge.

A man who was a passenger in the Nissan was taken to hospital in Calgary by air ambulance.

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The injuries were all serious but the victims are reported to be in stable condition, RCMP said.

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Traffic was diverted on the highway until around 8 p.m. while an RCMP collision analyst investigated.




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