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Thursday , 15 April 2021

Road workers in hospital following Hwy. 16 collision

Two road workers are in hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 16, west of Mannville on Wednesday morning.

According to the RCMP, the two men were working in the eastbound lane at about 10 a.m. when they were struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on the highway.

The 58-year old was taken to an Edmonton hospital via STARS Air Ambulance, while the 50-year old was taken to Vermilion Hospital by ambulance before being transferred to Edmonton. Both remain in hospital with serious injuries.

The 25-year old driver of the vehicle was not injured.

According to RCMP, the cause of the collision is still under investigation and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety have been notified of the incident.

About Meredith Kerr

Meredith Kerr moved to St. Paul for a career in journalism and morning radio in 2014 expecting to stay for six months to a year. Since then, she has put down roots in the form of a husband, a mortgage, two babies, and a poorly behaved dog. She continues to work as a reporter until such time as she finishes her book and becomes fabulously wealthy from the royalties. Meredith also serves as a member at large on the St. Paul Library Board and volunteers as a Beaver leader for the 1st St. Paul Scout Group.