On Aug. 7, 2023, at 12:48 p.m, Blackfalds RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision involving an SUV and a motorcycle on Highway 597 and the QE II.

The driver of the motorcycle who has been identified as a 27-year-old male resident of Blackfalds, was taken to hospital by EMS however, died of his injuries.

One occupant of the SUV was taken to hospital with minor injuries, a second occupant was uninjured. RCMP remained on scene for several hour investigating the collision.

The investigation into the circumstances of this collision continue.


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Blackfalds RCMP are currently on scene of a serious two vehicle collision on Highway 597 near the QEII. Officers will be redirecting traffic while emergency responders respond and the collision in investigated. 

RCMP anticipate remaining on scene for several hours.

A release with additional details is anticipated.