Deerfoot Trail closed after fatal car crash
1 woman dead, another woman sent to hospital after crash
A woman is dead following a two-vehicle car crash on Deerfoot Trail Thursday evening.
Another woman, in her late 40s, was transported to Foothills hospital with a serious but stable leg injury.
Paramedics say they responded to the northbound lanes of Deerfoot Trail just south of Stoney Trail around 8 p.m.
deerfoot trail is closed north and south bound between country hills and stony tr due to a collision <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/yyc?src=hash">#yyc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/yyctraffic?src=hash">#yyctraffic</a>—@CalgaryPolice
Witnesses reported a car was heading southbound when it crossed the median and struck another vehicle in a northbound lane.
Each vehicle had only one driver and no passengers.
Traffic on the Deerfoot was rerouted in both northbound and southbound directions.
- An earlier version of this story reported the victim of the deadly crash was a man. EMS officials issued a correction on Friday saying it was in fact a woman in her late 60s who was killed.Jun 24, 2016 11:41 AM MT