The scene of the collision at the intersection of Highways 41 and 5 on Saskatoon’s eastern edge, which occurred at 3:30 p.m., October 10, 2017, has been cleared and regular traffic flow has resumed.
The minivan was found to have been traveling south-bound on Highway 41 before attempting to turn east onto Highway 5. The semi was traveling east on Highway 5 when it struck the minivan. The driver of the minivan, an 83-year-old man, was charged with Fail to Yield right of way. He and his passenger were transported to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the semi, and lone occupant, were not injured.
The Saskatoon Fire Department was on scene to manage the diesel fuel leak from the semi.
The SPS would like to thank the public for your patience during the investigation and clean-up.
Three women were taken to hospital in Saskatoon following a rollover on Highway 5 east of Saskatoon on Wednesday, January 25.
MD Ambulance spokesperson Troy Davies said paramedics responded with two ambulances to the incident that occurred on Highway 5 at 4:05am seven miles west of the junction with Highway 2. Three female patients ages 33, 41, and 52 years of age were transported to Royal University Hospital in stable condition.
Saskatoon RCMP are currently on site investigation the cause of the crash.
Saskatoon RCMP and emergency medical personnel are on the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway #5 east of Saskatoon. Highway #5 is currently closed at the location of the collision approximately 5 miles east of the junction with Highway #2 in the St. Denis area.
RCMP members will attempt to set-up a detour but motorists are asked to stay clear of the area and advised to look for alternate routes.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.