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Driver suffers life-threatening injuries in southeast Calgary crash

A vehicle collision at Macleod Trail and Stoney Trail in Calgary’s southeast has sent one person to hospital with serious injuries. A vehicle collision at Macleod Trail and Stoney Trail in Calgary’s southeast has sent one person to hospital with serious injuries.
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Calgary police are investigating a crash in Stoney Trail on Tuesday that sent a man to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened at roughly 4:15 p.m. on the ramp from northbound Macleod Trail to Stoney Trail S.E.

Police say a 50-year-old man driving a waste disposal truck failed to navigate the curve in the road, crossing the shoulder onto the grassy median before hitting a light pole and then striking the supporting wall of the above bridge deck.

The truck rolled, coming to rest on its roof.

The driver suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police say speed, drugs and alcohol are not considered to be factors in the collision.

Anyone with information or dash-cam footage is asked to call police at 403-266-1234.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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