RCMP investigating fatal collision East of Dunmore

By Leah Murray - CHAT News
August 7, 2017 - 9:22pm

 DUNMORE, AB -- EMS have confirm a young girl died after a crash between a Pontiac Sunfire and a semi-truck just east of Dunmore, Monday afternoon.

All emergency resources in Medicine Hat and Cypress County responded to a call at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 41 just before 4 p.m.

A nine-year-old girl was pronounced dead, but it was not known whether she died at the scene of the crash or sometime after.

According to RCMP the woman driving the car is in hospital in serious but stable condition. The two other occupants were 12-year-old twin girls, they remained in hospital with life threatening injuries as of 6:15 P.M.

All three were taken to hospital in Medicine Hat and could possibly be taken to Calgary. The driver of the semi was not injured.

The cause of the collision has not yet been determined.

As a result of the collision, westbound traffic on Highway 1 wias diverted for several hours. 

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