On July 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm, Spirit River were called to assist EMS and Fire at a two vehicle collision on Highway 2, between Rycroft Alberta and Dunvegan Provincial Park.
A Dodge Avenger crossed the center line, colliding head on with a Nissan Pathfinder pulling a holiday trailer. The driver of the Pathfinder was checked at hospital and released, however the driver of the Avenger was airlifted by STARS Air Ambulance with significant injuries and is currently listed in critical condition.
The collision caused traffic delays however Highway 2 is now clear of debris and both the Northbound and Southbound lanes are open. The cause of the collision is still under investigation. No names for those involved will be released at this time.