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One man in custody following crash involving police officer on QEII

Last Updated Jul 29, 2020 at 2:26 pm MST

An Alberta RCMP cruiser. (PHOTO: Tom Ross, 660 NEWS)

CROSSFIELD (660 NEWS) – One man has been taken into custody and charges are pending after a police car and a van crashed on the QEII Wednesday morning.

The crash had the highway was shut down just south of the overpass near Crossfield for several hours.

The van driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The Airdrie RCMP QEII Traffic and RCMP Collision Reconstruction Unit remain on the scene to investigate, so use caution if you’re travelling through the area.

All lanes of traffic on the QEII have reopened and the traffic on Highway 72 is back to normal.