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Collision in north Edmonton sends five to hospital with injuries

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Collision in north Edmonton sends five to hospital with injuries

Major Collision Investigation Unit continues to investigate

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a collision between two vehicles in north Edmonton yesterday afternoon that sent five people to hospital with injuries.

At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, North Division officers responded to a collision in the area of 123A Street and 137 Avenue. It was reported a Subaru Impreza was travelling westbound on 137 Avenue at a high rate of speed and collided with a Kia Sorento that was allegedly in the process of turning left from eastbound on 137 Avenue to northbound on 123A Street.

The impact allegedly caused the Subaru to rotate and come to rest on the north sidewalk of 137 Avenue, west of 123A Street. The Kia also rotated to the northwest corner of the intersection, where the vehicle reportedly rolled onto its roof.

The 27-year-old male driver and 30-year-old female passenger of the Subaru, and the 51-year-old driver of the Kia were treated and transported to hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries. The two Kia youth passengers, a 13-year old male and 13-year-old female, were also treated and transported to hospital by EMS. The youth male sustained non-life threatening injuries, and the youth female remains in hospital in critical condition.

The collision caused closures both east and westbound on 137 Avenue from 113A Street to 127 Street for several hours.

The EPS Major Collision Investigation Unit has taken over the ongoing investigation. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision. Speed is believed to be a factor and charges are pending.

If you witnessed the collision or have any information that may assist investigators, please contact the Edmonton Police Service at at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm

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