Rollover Motor Vehicle Accident Results in Two Fatalities

A collision in rural Cranbrook has claimed the lives of two young adults and sent a third to Calgary with serious injuries.

  • Mar. 4, 2016 11:00 a.m.

A collision in rural Cranbrook has claimed the lives of two young adults and sent a third to Calgary with serious injuries.

Cranbrook RCMP were called to a motor vehicle accident on Gold Creek Road shortly after 1 a.m. this morning, Friday, March 4, 2016.  Initial reports indicate that the pickup truck was travelling northwest on Gold Creek Road. The truck went off road right and ended up striking a tree.  Once on scene it was determined that two young males had died as a result of the accident. A third young man is being transported to Calgary Foothills Hospital with serious injuries.

Police cannot speak to a cause/ contributing factors as this tragic incident continues to be investigated by Collision Analysts on scene. Gold Creek Road in the area of 37th St was closed off to the public early Friday morning but is now open.  Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact local RCMP.