Town of Olds Fire Department - Single Vehicle Collision At Intersection Of Highway 27 & QEII Overpass

Fire Chief Justin Andrew with the Olds Fire Department says the circumstances of a single vehicle collision on Thursday, June 6th are under investigation by the RCMP.

Just before 6pm on Thursday, June 6th the Olds Fire Department was dispatched to a reported single vehicle rollover at the intersection of Highway 27 and the QEII overpass.

Upon arrival, crews found a single sedan that had left the roadway in the grass area of the overpass with a single male occupant.

Olds Fire Department members along with Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services personnel worked to stabilize the vehicle and extricate the occupant, while the request for STARS air ambulance was made to transport the occupant directly to a trauma facility.

Fire crews facilitated a landing zone for STARS at the scene.

It took crews less than 30 minutes to extricate the occupant and provided advanced life support care.


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