EDMONTON -- RCMP and Sturgeon County Emergency Services closed a portion of Highway 28 just west of Bon Accord Wednesday evening after a crash involving a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle.

The semi was seen facing westbound on the side of the highway with front-end damage, a badly-damaged passenger vehicle was being towed out of the north side ditch around 7 p.m.

Traffic was detoured in the area of Highway 28 and Range Road 242.

CTV News Edmonton contacted the RCMP after-hours media line around 10 p.m. and a spokesperson said no update would be provided on Wednesday.