RCMP is currently on the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision at Big Hill Springs Road and Range Road 24. RCMP is joined on the scene by fire services and EMS.
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area if possible as traffic is stopped in all directions.
5:55 p.m. UPDATE
An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist has been called to the collision scene. There is currently no ETA as to when Highway 567 will reopen to traffic.
10 p.m. UPDATE
Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision earlier this evening northeast of Cochrane. According to the RCMP, two young women were travelling in one vehicle, EMS sent the driver in stable condition to a hospital in Calgary. The passenger was taken to a hospital in Calgary by STARS, is in critical condition.
Minor injuries were sustained by the second vehicle's driver.
The highway has reopened to traffic and the investigation continu es.