STARS responds to fatal collision on Yellowhead east of Sherwood Park

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Traffic along the Yellowhead Highway near range Road 215 east of Edmonton was detoured due to a multi-vehicle collision.

The crash, about 10 kilometres east of Sherwood Park, happened Friday at approximately 4 p.m. and involved two vehicles.

Jay Huryn, STARS communications officer, told CTV News Edmonton that they received a call around 4:30 p.m. to respond to the car crash. STARS transported an 82-year-old man to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton in critical but stable condition.

AHS told CTV News Edmonton in a statement that two people were assessed by EMS on scene.

A 55-year-old man was transported by ambulance to hospital in stable condition.

An 86-year-old woman was declared dead on scene, RCMP say.

Eastbound lanes of the highway reopened after 10 p.m.