Blackfalds RCMP have reopened all lanes of the QEII. A further update will be provided when available. 


Original Post:

Just before 10:00 am, a crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Queen Elizabeth II Highway near McKenzie Road. The highway is now closed near Highway 42 at Penhold.

This is about 4 Kilometers south of Red Deer. Emergency crews are on scene.

STARS air ambulance has been dispatched from Calgary.

RCMP anticipate remaining on scene for several hours.

You are asked to use an alternate route.

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map of affected area