Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Cyclist

Posted on Jul 13, 2018

July 11, 2018

Fort McKay, Alberta – During the evening of July 10th, 2018 at 8:38 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a GMC Terrain Sport Utility Vehicle and a 6-year-old child on a pedal bicycle at an uncontrolled intersection in the Fort McKay First Nation.

Based on the investigation, the vehicle was travelling southbound on an unnamed road, and a cyclist was heading east on an unnamed road, where they collided. The collision was near the uncontrolled intersection of the 400 block, and Target Road, in Fort McKay, Alberta. The 6-year-old child was transported by Wood Buffalo Emergency Medical Services to a nearby hospital, and then air lifted to an Edmonton area hospital. He is currently stable, and receiving medical treatment for serious injuries. The 78-year-old female driver of the SUV was also transported to the nearby hospital.

Wood Buffalo RCMP is working in partnership with the Integrated Traffic Unit, who has a collision support analyst assisting in this investigation. The collision remains under investigation.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040, or call your local police.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Media Contact
Corporal Teri-Ann Deobald
Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC