Cochrane RCMP has confirmed the Saturday collision involving a motorcyclist has resulted in a fatality. 

The investigation continues on the collision that occurred on Saturday, May 7, 2022, along Hwy. 22 north of Cochrane.

It has been determined that multiple vehicles were traveling northbound along the highway. The first vehicle slowed to make a left-hand turn and the vehicles traveling behind also slowed and came to a stop. The northbound motorcycle then collided with the stopped vehicles.

Both bystanders on-site and emergency responders immediately provided first aid but the 23-year-old male motorcyclist from Calgary succumbed to his injuries.

Cochrane RCMP extends their deepest condolences to the young man’s family and friends.

Cochrane Victim Services is a not-for-profit organization that provides 24-hour crisis response, support, and referral services to victims of crime and tragedy. Cochrane VSU has been engaged and will be providing support for anyone who was affected by this event.

Cochrane RCMP continues to investigate this incident. Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken with police are asked to call Cochrane RCMP at 403-851-8000. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. Anyone who wishes to speak with the Victim Services Unit can call 403-851-8055.