Two lanes of southbound Deerfoot closed following ten vehicle collision
Published Monday, December 23, 2013 2:45PM MST Last Updated Monday, December 23, 2013 6:08PM MST
An EMS official stands next to the remains of a car involved in a Monday afternoon crash on Deerfoot Trail
An afternoon crash involving ten vehicles sent two people to hospital and caused traffic delays in the area.
At approximately 1:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to southbound Deerfoot Trail at a location south of the Blackfoot Trail/17 Ave. S.E. overpass following a collision involving two semi-trailers, a cube van, and seven other vehicles.
Following the collision, vehicles involved in the crash stretched over a distance of more than 500 metres.
Fire crews extricated the driver of one car from the wreckage. EMS transported the unidentified driver, a man in his fifties, to hospital in serious but stable condition.
The driver of a semi suffered minor injuries in the crash and was transported to hospital by ambulance in stable, non-life threatening conditon.
Police closed two of the three southbound lanes of Deerfoot Trail in the area. All lanes have reopened.
Police continue to investigate the crash.