Three killed, four injured in Alberta crash

RCMP investigate a fatal vehicle accident which claimed three lives and sent more to hospital in...

RCMP investigate a fatal vehicle accident which claimed three lives and sent more to hospital in serious condition on Highway 27 just outside of Olds, Alta., on January 6, 2014. (Darren Makowichuk/QMI Agency)

Damien Wood and Jenna McMurray, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 7:15 AM ET

CALGARY — Three people are dead and three more were rushed to hospital in critical condition after a head-on vehicle collision Monday evening east of Olds, Alta.

EMS spokesman Adam Loria confirmed seven victims resulted from the incident, three of which were declared dead at the scene.

“Of the additional four, three of those were rushed to hospital (in Calgary),” he said.

“All three were in critical condition.”

STARS air ambulance say they picked up two critical patients.

“The seventh patient was taken to Olds Hospital by ground in serious but stable condition,” Loria said.

All the transported victims are men in their late 20s or early 30s, Loria said. There was no information available on the deceased.


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