CALGARY (660 NEWS) — One man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Calgary’s northeast.
EMS say the man was struck by a truck on the northbound lanes of Edmonton Trail, just north of 1 Avenue N.E. around 2:45 p.m.
#yyctraffic Investigation into a fatal collision has Edmonton Trail closed north of 1st Avenue NE.
A pedestrian was struck by a driver earlier this afternoon — expect the closure to continue for a number of hours. pic.twitter.com/NHRRwUWU6o
— 660 NEWS Traffic (@660NEWSTraffic) April 20, 2021
EMS arrived shortly after and declared the man dead on scene.
Calgary police say the driver of a red Ford truck stayed on scene and was taken into custody.
The traffic unit was on scene through the afternoon. Roads in the area have since reopened.