From Innisfail RCMP:

Saturday afternoon (May 5th) at approximately 3:50 p.m., Innisfail RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 590 and Range Road 260 east of Innisfail. 2018 04 04 rcmp

Preliminary investigation reports that a truck was travelling eastbound on Highway 590 and was attempting to turn northbound on Rural Road 260 when a collision occurred with a westbound motorcycle.

Tragically, the 35-year-old male driver and the 34-year-old female passenger of the motorcycle were pronounced deceased on scene. The male driver of the truck was not injured.

Traffic was re-routed around the collision area for several hours.   

Innisfail RCMP and a RCMP Collision analyst continue to investigate. All contributing factors related to this collision are being considered.  

5:38 pm May 5th - Innisfail RCMP on scene of two vehicle collision - Highway 590

Innisfail RCMP are currently on scene of a two vehicle collision on Highway 590 and Range Road 260 east of Innisfail. 

The collision involves a motorcycle and truck. Traffic is currently being re-routed around the collision area utilizing range roads.

A RCMP Collision analyst is on scene and traffic is expected to be re-routed for several hours. Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays.

No further details are available at this time. An update will be provided when more information is available.

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