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Collision closes Alberta Highway 43 between Hythe and Beaverlodge

The location of Friday morning's crash on Highway 43. Photo by Google Maps
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UPDATE: According to 511Alberta, Highway 43 has reopened between Hythe and Beaverlodge.

BEAVERLODGE, A.B. – Alberta Highway 43 is currently closed in both directions between Hythe and Beaverlodge because of a collision.

Information from 511Alberta shows that the closure occurred this morning just after 7:00. Highway 43 is closed in both directions near the junction with Highway 671.

STARS Air Ambulance also confirmed that one of its medevac helicopters had been dispatched to the crash site.

 

Motorists can detour around the closure by travelling east on Highway 672 and south on  Highway 723.

At this point, there’s no information from the RCMP about how many vehicles or persons were involved in the collision.

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This is a developing story, and we’ll have an update once we receive more information.

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