Warman RCMP, Saskatoon Fire Department and MD Ambulance personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 11 and Wanuskewin Road on Friday, July 14. The incident occurred at about 3:00 p.m. when a Dodge SUV and a Dodge Ram half-ton collided. The half-ton ended up in the ditch on the south side of the divided highway. Traffic was restricted on the northeast-bound lanes as emergency personnel attended to the occupants of the vehicles and police conducted their investigation.
Two women were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11 north of Dundurn on Sunday, June 18.
The collision occurred at 11:30 a.m.
Saskatoon RCMP along with a RCMP collision analyst, Dundurn Fire department, First Responders and MD ambulance attended to the crash on Highway 11 approximately 18 kilometers south of Saskatoon.
According to Saskatoon RCMP, a blue Dodge Dakota drove east from a grid road across the two southbound lanes of Highway 11.
A southbound white Lexus collided with the Dakota and then rolled several times, coming to rest in the center of the two southbound lanes. The occupants of the white Lexus, a 66-year-old female and a 38-year-old female, were extricated from the vehicle and transported to Royal University Hospital with serious but non-fatal injuries.
The two occupants of the Dakota, a 30-year-old male driver and 27-year-old female passenger. were uninjured. The driver of the Dakota has been charged with leaving a stop sign before safe to do so.
The highway was open and there were no restrictions for traffic. The matter is under investigation.
Saskatoon motorists heading to the lakes on Highway 11 over the Victoria Day long weekend probably had to hit the brakes and reduce their speed just a little bit north of Warman.
Surprise! The provincial Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure instituted a 90 kilometer per hour speed limit in the vicinity of the Highway 11 junction with Highway 305, where a new overpass is being built.
According to a spokesperson with the Highways Ministry, the reduced speed zone is due to the overpass construction, and is expected to remain in effect until the project is completed in the fall of 2019. Continue reading “Editorial: Lower speed zone a good idea”