Deerfoot Trail reopens follow afternoon closure

Deerfoot Trail has reopened after multiple collisions temporarily closed both directions on Friday afternoon.

Both directions were temporarily closed with multiple collisions Friday afternoon

Traffic backs up on Deerfoot Trail on Friday afternoon. The highway was closed in both directions for hours due to multiple collisions. (City of Calgary)

Deerfoot Trail has now fully reopened after temporarily being closed in both directions as Calgary police dealt with multiple collisions.

Police were called at around 12:20 p.m. for reports of multiple collisions, involving about six vehicles, on southbound Deerfoot Trail, according to Calgary police.

Northbound Deerfoot Trail reopened after being temporarily closed Friday, but Calgary police said one southbound lane will be closed during rush hour. (CBC News)

One person was taken to hospital in serious, potentially life-threatening condition.

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