Serious injuries result from crashes at Vanscoy, Clavet

Two men received serious injuries in two separate collisions on Thursday, January 3.

The first collision, a two-vehicle crash, occurred at 7:06 a.m. on Highway 7 at Vanscoy.

Medavie Health Services spokesperson Troy Davies said paramedics transported a 29-year-old male to Royal University Hospital with serious injuries as a result of the crash.

Davies said the collision occurred at the Vanscoy turnoff on Highway 7. He said the injured man was driving a car that was T-boned by an oncoming half-ton truck at highway speed.

Davies said the driver of the truck was not injured.

First responders from Delisle Fire Department, as well as Warman RCMP, responded to the collision.

Davies said Medavie paramedics responded to the second crash at 10:18 a.m., which occurred on Hanson Road close to Nutrien Clavet.

Davies said a 42-year-old male was driving a semi-tractor trailer when he was struck by a train at a crossing. The male patient was transported to RUH in serious condition, the operator of the train was not injured.

RCMP are investigating the cause of both crashes.

Saskatoon RCMP and Clavet fire department responded to the collision as well.