Two people are dead and two others are injured after an early Sunday morning collision on Highway 1 in Strathmore.
Strathmore RCMP and emergency crews attended the scene of the collision on Highway 1 east of Spruce Park Drive at 4:13 a.m.
According to RCMP, a Porsche SUV crashed into the rear end of a Ford Expedition. Two occupants of the Expedition died — a 59-year-old female driver, and a 33-year-old male passenger.
A third adult male passenger was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. All occupants of the Expedition were from the Wheatland County area.
The driver of the SUV was also transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Traffic going eastbound on Highway 1 was diverted for several hours while an investigation took place, but was reopened as of 3 p.m. Sunday.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the incident, according to RCMP. No other information about the collision was immediately available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968.
Strathmore is located about 50 kilometres east of Calgary.