A serious collision blocked off the highway near Milestone, causing significant disruptions on Saturday afternoon. The Milestone RCMP responded to the incident on Highway 39, where two vehicles collided about seven kilometres northwest of the town. This event has prompted a thorough investigation and has led to considerable traffic delays in the vicinity.
- Two-vehicle collision on Highway 39 near Milestone.
- Milestone RCMP and collision analysts are on the scene.
- Traffic re-routed; several-hour delays expected.
- STARS dispatched for emergency scene call.
- Update to be provided by RCMP when available.
Emergency Services Respond to Highway Accident
The RCMP and emergency personnel quickly arrived at the serious collision blocks off highway near Milestone. The accident prompted immediate action, with traffic being diverted to alternative routes to allow a collision analyst to conduct a thorough examination of the scene. The presence of STARS, a critical care air ambulance service, indicates the potential severity of the injuries involved.
Community and Travelers Face Highway Delays
Travelers on Highway 39 experienced significant delays following the collision. The RCMP advised the public that the highway would be obstructed for several hours due to the ongoing investigation. This incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictability of road travel and the importance of exercising caution, especially when emergency services are at work.
|Highway 39, NW of Milestone, Sask.
|RCMP, Collision Analyst, STARS
|Highway closure, traffic rerouted
|Expect several-hour delays
The serious collision blocks off highway near Milestone has been a major event impacting traffic and requiring a significant emergency response. The RCMP and other services are managing the situation and will provide updates as they become available. Drivers in the area are advised to seek alternate routes and plan for additional travel time. The community’s thoughts are with those affected by this unfortunate incident.