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Friday , 21 January 2022

Vegreville RCMP on scene of jack knifed semi tractor blocking west bound lanes of Highway 16- Update road reopened

The Vegreville RCMP and emergency services have now cleared from the scene of the jack knifed semi tractor unit blocking both west bound lanes of travel on Highway 16 at Range Road 143.

The Vegreville RCMP would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding.

No further updates are anticipated.

Earlier Story…

Vegreville RCMP are currently on scene of a jack knifed semi tractor unit blocking both west bound lanes of travel on Highway 16 at Range Road 143, east of Vegreville.

No injuries are reported and no other vehicles are involve but the highway is blocked and traffic is being diverted.  Motorists are asked to avoid the area and take alternate routes if possible.

Traffic is expected to be impacted for several hours while the investigation and clean up is completed.  No further details are available at this time.

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.