Saskatchewan

Woman dead, 4-year-old airlifted by STARS after crash northeast of Saskatoon

A 67-year-old woman is dead and three other people are seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 south of Aberdeen, Sask.

67-year-old killed, 3 others injured in Thursday evening crash on Highway 41 south of Aberdeen, Sask.

A STARS helicopter is seen in a file photo. The air ambulance service took a four-year-old to hospital on Thursday evening following a crash on Highway 41, south of Aberdeen, Sask. (STARS Air Ambulance/Facebook)

A 67-year-old woman is dead and three other people are seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 south of Aberdeen, Sask., police say.

Saskatoon RCMP, emergency medical services and firefighters from Aberdeen — just over 30 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon — responded to the Thursday evening crash.

A 74-year-old man driving a southbound pickup truck was taken to hospital with serious injuries, RCMP said. The 67-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man, 34, who was driving a truck travelling north was taken to hospital with serious injuries. A four-year-old passenger in that truck was taken to hospital by STARS air ambulance.

Saskatoon RCMP officers and collision reconstructionists are investigating.

Highway 41 was closed following the accident, but has since reopened. 

Corrections

  • An earlier version of this story indicated that the crash happened on Wednesday. In fact, it happened on Thursday.
    Jan 25, 2020 8:34 AM CT
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