A vehicle collision has temporarily closed down Highway 806 near Beiseker, Alta. (Supplied/RCMP)

Beiseker RCMP are on scene at a serious motor vehicle collision just north of Beiseker, Alta., about 70 kilometres northeast of Calgary.

The police issued a statement just before 9 p.m. Thursday, stating that Highway 806 is being rerouted, and advising motorists to avoid the area in order to allow emergency personnel to do their jobs.

There was no word on how many vehicles were involved, or whether there were any injuries.

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