UPDATE : 

Cochrane RCMP has released a tragic update for a motorcycle collision that happened Tuesday afternoon. 

The 56-year-old female passenger in has succumbed to her injuries. The driver remains in critical condition in hospital. 

Cochrane RCMP send their sincerest condolences to the families and loved ones affected by this tragedy.

Original story follows. 

 

A 67-year-old male driver and his passenger were transported in critical condition to the hospital after their motorcycle collided with a deer Tuesday afternoon. 

Cochrane RCMP, Fire, and Emergency Services arrived on the scene and shut down traffic along Highway 22 north of Fireside Gate around 1:13 p.m. on July 19, 2022.

The area has reopened to traffic moving in both directions.