Man dies after Jasper Avenue crash with concrete barrier: police

Part of Jasper Avenue was closed the evening of April 6, 2021, after a driver crashed their SUV into a barrier. Police believed the male driver suffered a medical emergency.

A 62-year-old man died in a Tuesday evening crash on Jasper Avenue, which police believe was caused by a medical emergency. 

Edmonton police were called to the scene at 106 Street around 9 p.m. and found the driver slumped over the steering wheel and unresponsive, a spokesperson said. His SUV had collided with a concrete road barrier. 

Despite efforts at the scene and in hospital, the man died. 

Officers on scene told CTV News Edmonton they believed he had suffered a medical issue. Neither speed nor impairment are being considered as factors in the investigation. 

No other motorists were involved.