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19-year-old dies in Trans-Canada crash
A 19-year-old man is dead after a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway Thursday morning just west of the Highway 93 South Junction near Castle Mountain in Banff National Park.
A semi truck collided with another vehicle just after 9:00 am just west of Castle Junction on the non-twinned section of the Trans-Canada Highway
The second driver was rushed to Banff Springs Hospital with undetermined injuries.
Icy road conditions are believed to have been a factor in the crash.
No names have been released but police continue to investigate.The Trans-Canada Highway was fully reopened just before 3:00 p.m
Road conditions throughout the mountain parks are rated from poor and good and motorists are advised to travel with caution and check road reports prior to departure.
For more information on visit Mountain Parks Road Report web site or call (403) 762-1450.