Crashes south of Edmonton sends 300 people to hospital - The Globe and Mail
More than 300 people have been injured following a multi-vehicle crashes in snowy conditions on Highway 2 south of Edmonton.
Alberta Health Services says four people have been seriously hurt and the others suffered minor to moderate injuries.
People are being transported to hospitals throughout the region by bus.
RCMP are redirecting traffic away from the collision scene.
Police are not recommending travel on Highway 2 because of the conditions of the road and poor visibility.
Alberta Health Services confirms that 100 people were injured — one seriously — in a multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 2 south of Edmonton, near Leduc, that occurred during a spring snowstorm which caused havoc on area highways.
Earlier in the day it had been reported that 300 people were injured.
Those requiring medical treatment were being transported to hospitals in Edmonton, Red Deer, Leduc, St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, Devon, Wetaskiwin, Stony Plain, Lamont and Camrose.