Collision near Swift Current claims one life

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Collision near Swift Current claims one life

Foggy conditions are considered a factor in a morning two vehicle collision just south of Swift Current which claimed the life of a 19-year-old Ponteix man.

RCMP report a northbound Ford F350 lost control while travelling on Lac Pelletier Trail, sliding into the path of an oncoming southbound Ford F150. The accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. approximately 10 kilometres south of Swift Current.

The driver of the Ford F150 and two occupants of the F350 were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The third occupant of the F350 was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased man is not being released at the request of the family.

RCMP note foggy conditions has caused reduced visibility at the time of the collision. Alcohol was not a factor in the fatality.

The collision is still under investigation.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Swift Current

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