RCMP respond to fatal single-vehicle collision in Sturgeon County
One man is dead after a single-car collision Friday evening northwest of Edmonton.
RCMP said they responded after 5:40 p.m. to the crash on Highway 633 and near the intersection with Range Road 263, west of St. Albert.
According to police, a 42-year-old man from St. Albert was driving a Mercedes sedan westbound on Highway 633 when he struck a support column for a train bridge. The vehicle caught fire but Mounties say bystanders were able to remove the driver and perform first aid.
A photo, taken Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, of the car that RCMP say crashed into a support column for a train bridge and then caught fire (CTV News Edmonton/Sean McClune)
The driver and only occupant was declared dead on scene after paramedics arrived.
RCMP continue to investigate the collision and is re-routing traffic away from the area.