Edmonton

Driver hurt after attempting U-turn on highway west of Edmonton

A woman was seriously injured after her van was hit while making a U-turn on a highway west of Edmonton Friday.

Woman, 37, taken to hospital with serious injuries

A woman was seriously injured after her van was hit while making a U-turn on a highway west of Edmonton Friday.

The van was travelling east on Highway 627 when it attempted a U-turn at  Range Road 275 at 7:42 a.m., RCMP said in a news release.
  
The van was hit by a westbound SUV.

The 37-year-old woman driving the van was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries, RCMP said. 

The 45-year-old driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.

Traffic was diverted onto Highway 779 and Campsite Road for most of Friday morning while police investigated.

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