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Police investigate speed, alcohol as possible factors in Stoney crash

Last Updated Aug 13, 2019 at 1:49 pm MST

CALGARY – (660 NEWS) Police are providing more information into a serious crash, which shut down Stoney Trail on Monday night.

READ MORE: Stoney Trail crash sends five people to hospital

Police say speed and alcohol were possible factors in the collision that sent five people to hospital.

At around 10:00 p.m., the driver of a blue Subaru Impreza was merging onto westbound Stoney trail from 52nd Street when his car was rear-ended by a white Ford F-350.

The truck then careened off the road and rolled onto its roof.

The 50-year-old driver of the pickup suffered life-threatening injuries.

Three passengers in the truck, a 37-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, and an 18-year-old man, and the driver of the car, a 31-year-old man had minor injuries.

Police are still investigating and have not yet laid charges.