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News: Motorcyclist on strikes pole, dies in Edmonton

By Sean Hall | June 10, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – A motorcyclist is dead after they lost control and slammed into a pole Wednesday morning, according to Canada Police Report. Officers were dispatched to Yellowhead Tr and Fort Rd around 10:50 a.m. Wednesday morning. A Honda driven by a 24-year-old man was driving westbound on Yellowhead Tr when, for reasons unknown, they…

News: Parkland County crash kills one

By Sean Hall | June 7, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – A crash in Parkland County took the life of a driver Sunday, reports Global News. Police were dispatched to Hwy 16 and Hwy 779 around 7:30 p.m after receiving reports of a collision between a three-wheeled motorcycle  and pickup truck. The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene while the driver…

News: Edmonton Police investigating suspicious road death

By Sean Hall | April 27, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – Emergency responders rushed a man to a hospital on Sunday morning after he was discovered lying in the middle of a roadway. He has since died, and Edmonton police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. According to Canada Police Report, police were alerted to the incident by a passing motorist…

News: Edmonton driver and company responsible for fatal truck accident charged for multiple violations

By Sean Hall | April 23, 2021

EDMONTON, AB- According to Canada Police Report, the truck driver and company responsible for the Oct. 28, 2020 accident that led to the death of another driver on Lessard Road near Anthony Henday Dr have been charged with multiple traffic and safety violations.  The driver was a 36-year-old female traveling down Lessard Road when her…

News: Fatal car accident is reported on Jasper Ave in Edmonton

By Sean Hall | April 7, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – According to Canada Police Report, police responded to a single-vehicle car accident at 106 Street and Jasper Avenue at around 9 p.m. on Tuesday night. Emergency crews arrived to find the driver had crashed into a concrete barricade and was non-responsive. The EFD and EMS attempted life-saving practices before the driver passed…

News: Edmonton police officer struck during traffic stop

By Sean Hall | April 5, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – An Edmonton police officer was struck and injured during a traffic stop on Monday, shutting down a portion of Whitemud Drive. Global News reports that the collision happened at about in the westbound lanes of Whitemud near the overpass to 91 Street NW. Police say the officer was stepping in front of…

News: 1 killed, 1 injured at Finning Canada work site in Edmonton

By Sean Hall | April 5, 2021

EDMONTON, AB – One man was killed and a second was injured following an accident at a Finning Canada job site west of downtown Edmonton on Wednesday. Global News reports that the incident happened at about 2 p.m. on March 31, at the Finning Canada yard located at 10435 180 Street. Two men were injured…

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