Two motorcyclists die Saturday in and around Edmonton

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A motorcyclist hit a tree and died early Saturday in Edmonton before a 65-year-old man on a motorcycle was killed near Stony Plain that night, police say.

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At around 2 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to Roper Road and 42 Street and discovered the 28-year-old motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries. EMS treated the woman and transported her to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The city’s major collision section is investigating and believes speeding was a factor.

Motorcyclist Sangudo, 65, was killed that night while traveling westbound on the highway. 43, approaching the freeway intersection. On Dec. 33, RCMP said around 8:30 p.m. Stony Plain RCMP on Sunday morning said a southbound car entered the intersection and struck the biker, who was pronounced dead at the scene. . Two occupants of the car were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Stony Plain RCMP have completed a scene investigation and area roads were reopened at approximately 1:15 a.m. Sunday. Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to call Stony Plain RCMP.

Back in Edmonton, also around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, City Police responded to a collision with injury at 121 Street and Yellowhead Trail after reports of a black Ford truck, later determined to be stolen, driving erratically, hitting multiple vehicles.

The 26-year-old Ford truck driver fled on foot before being found by police and taken into custody. Charges are pending.

Six vehicles, including the Ford truck, were involved in the Yellowhead collision. There were multiple injuries, with multiple EMS units responding to the scene. At least three people were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The city’s major collision section is also investigating the multi-vehicle accident.


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