At approximately 1 p.m. today, Chestermere RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Rainbow Road and Chestermere Boulevard.
The collision involved a car and a pick-up truck.
An 81-year-old female passenger of the car from Calgary was pronounced deceased at the scene. The female driver and second female passenger were transported by EMS to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The lone male driver of the pick-up truck was treated and released at scene by EMS.
The circumstances leading up to the collision are currently under investigation. The RCMP Collision Analyst has also been called in to assist with the investigation.
Currently Emergency crews remain on scene and traffic flow in the area is slow. Southbound Rainbow Road is currently not accessible from west of Chestermere Boulevard (Update - Emergency crews will be clearing and reopening the intersection by 5 p.m.)
Motorists are asked to avoid the area and to take alternate routes.
Chestermere RCMP would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision. In addition, anyone who witnessed the incident and would like supports can be put in touch with Chestermere Victim Services through the Chestermere RCMP.
Chestermere RCMP can be contacted at 403-204-8777. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.