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At 1:30 pm, Carlyle RCMP responded to a complaint of a head on collision between a Semi truck trailer unit and a 3 tonne truck on Highway 13, approximately 3 miles East of Forget Saskatchewan.
Upon arrival, RCMP members found that the driver of the 3 tonne truck was deceased.
The Semi driver sustained serious facial injuries as a result of the collision, and was transported to Regina Hospital.
Members of the RCMP Forensic Traffic Collision Unit attended the scene and assisted with the investigation. The traffic on Highway 13 was detoured around the accident scene while the scene was investigated and later cleared.
The Highway was reopened at approximately 9:00 pm.
The name of the victim will not be released.
Road and weather conditions are not considered to be contributing factors. The Investigation is on going.
The RCMP are advising that the road has been cleared and traffic flow can now continue as normal.
Drivers are advised to drive with caution and with a mind to road conditions.
The deceased has been identified as a 52-year-old male who is not a resident of Saskatchewan. Punnichy RCMP members are working to complete the next of kin notification.
There were no hazardous materials spilled as a result of the crash. The semi's cargo was spilled and appears to be building materials.
An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist has arrived on the scene and will be assisting with the investigation. Members will be on the scene for several more hours and traffic will continue to be diverted in the area. Motorists are asked to slow to 60 km/hour when passing emergency workers and tow trucks.
Cut Knife RCMP
On December 31, 2013 at 2:30 P.M., a Hit and Run occurred in Cut Knife, Saskatchewan at the intersection of Dion Avenue and Broad Street. The collision involved the victim’s vehicle and the suspect vehicle which was deemed to be a White 2004 to 2008 Grand Prix. The front bumper portion of Grand Prix had been damaged and was recovered at the collision scene. After the Collision the Grand Prix continued North on Broad Street and exited the Town of Cut Knife. This investigation remains open and the Cut Knife RCMP continue to investigate this matter.
Any members of the public with information regarding these incidents, or any other crime are asked to contact Cut Knife RCMP. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous are reminded that they can do so by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting www.saskcrimestoppers.com.
12:45 Punnichy RCMP are currently on the scene of a collision between a semi and a train on Highway #6 near Raymore. The collision occurred shortly after 11:00 this morning. Assisting at the scene are fire, ambulance, CN employees and members from the Wynyard and Lumsden Detachments. CN Police are expected to be on the scene shortly. No further details are available at this time as the investigation is in its early stages. Highway #6 is currently blocked due to the collision. Motorists should choose an alternate route as the highway is expected to be blocked for several hours. Motorists are reminded to slow to 60 km/hour when passing emergency workers and tow trucks.
1 p.m. The adult male driver of the semi is deceased. The male driver of the train has some undetermined injuries. The identity of the semi driver has not been determined.
Lumsden RCMP members along with Emergency Services are en route / responding to a call of a multi-vehicle collision (as many as 6 vehicles involved) on Hwy #11 near exit C. It was reported that there may be injuries and possible entrapment at the scene. No further details available at this time as members are responding to the incident.
As more information becomes available, further updates will be provided. RCMP advise that if driving in the area, please expect delays and ensure that you slow down to 60 kms / hr when passing emergency workers and tow trucks.
11:53 Emergency personnel remain on scene of the multi-vehicle collision on Hwy #11 Northbound at Exit C on the bridge. While the pictures attached below depict a rather horrific scene, no one sustained life threatening injuries. One patient was airlifted by STARS, a number of others were taken to hospital. 10 vehicles collided on the bridge. Road conditions, coupled with poor visibility contributed to the collision. 2 semis also went off the road in the general vicinity but away from the bridge. One of the semis is leaking diesel fuel. Delays can be expected for the rest of the day as the vehicles are removed from the scene. The diesel fuel will also need to be pumped out of one of the semis prior to it being removed from the ditch. Motorists are strongly suggested to take an alternate route if required to go through the area. Traffic is still flowing but emergency personnel and tow trucks will remain on the scene for extended periods and primarily focused on the clean up.
North Battleford RCMP
2014.01.08 6am - 2014.01.09 6am
About 20 calls for service/occurrences. 1 alarm responded to, found to be false. 1 false/nuisance 911 call. Several minor traffic reported issues. 3 occurrences members offering assistance to Ambulance personel.
1105am - Found hockey bag on 100th Street. Seized and held at detachment until owner can be located.
200pm - 17 year old male arrested and charged with one Assault X 3 and one count of Mischief. Victim sustained minor injuries during the assault. Victim and accused know each other. The accused has since been released on conditions that include no contact with the victim.
357pm - Reported hit and run. Some time overnight unknown vehicle struck a fence on 1500 block of 101st Street.
534pm - Sexual Assault reported. Remains under investigation. Few details available at this moment.
712pm - Reported hit and run. Occurrence at a parking lot off Territorial Drive early on the evening of the 7th of January. Minor collision between two vehicles, one of which drove away without exchanging insurance information.
212am - Male reporting have been assaulted but could not recall where, by whom or when it occurred.