A toddler’s drawing addressed to “Auntie Bree” lies amongst flowers and pictures at a memorial arrange at a Wetaskiwin-area intersection the place a girl driving an SUV was killed Sunday after colliding with a prepare.
The 27-year-old mom and her seven-year-old son had been of their SUV travelling west on Township Highway 470 round 3:50 p.m. when the automobile collided with a northbound prepare close to Freeway 2A, police mentioned.
The boy has since been launched from hospital, RCMP mentioned.
Lower than 24 hours after Sunday’s deadly crash, a 26-year-old lady was killed when her automobile collided with a prepare close to Ponoka. She was alone in her automobile.
A memorial has been setup close to the prepare monitor intersection the place a mom was killed after her SUV collided with a prepare. Her seven-year-old son who was within the automobile has been launched from hospital, RCMP say. (Travis McEwan/CBC Information)
The causes of each crashes are nonetheless unknown, Alberta RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Susan Richter mentioned Tuesday.
Alcohol and medicines are usually not believed to be components, she mentioned.
There have been no identified earlier points at both crossing, in line with RCMP.
Neither intersection has a railway crossing arm, however Richter mentioned there’s “good visibility” of the flashing prepare lights on the intersection of Freeway 2A and Township Highway 424, the place the 26-year-old lady was killed Monday.
Flashing lights are seen on the intersection of Freeway 2A and Township Highway 424 close to Ponoka. A 26-year-old lady from Ponoka was killed Monday after her automobile collided with a prepare. (Travis McEwan/CBC Information)
RCMP are nonetheless investigating the collisions with Canadian Pacific Railway police. CP didn’t reply to requests for remark previous to publication.
Each collisions have been reported to the Transportation Security Board of Canada.
A TSB spokesperson mentioned the investigations will concentrate on gathering information for statistical reporting and future evaluation.
That’s as a result of each investigations have been categorized as a sort “with little probability of figuring out new security classes that can advance transportation security,” the TSB mentioned in an emailed assertion.