On Tuesday, January 17, at approximately 4:18 p.m., Carnduff RCMP responded to the report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Range Road 1331 and Township Road 20, approximately 10 km south of Carnduff.
Initial investigation determined a tractor-trailer unit was travelling north on Range Road 1331 when it collided with a pick-up truck traveling east on Township Road 20.
The driver of the pick-up truck, a 92-year-old male, was declared deceased on the scene by EMS. His family has been notified and Victim Services has been engaged to provide support.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 22-year-old male, was assessed by EMS and did not have any injuries reported.
Both vehicles had no other occupants.
Carnduff RCMP along with officers from the RCMP Combined Traffic Services Section and the Estevan RCMP attended the scene and assisted with the investigation. An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist also attended to process the scene. The Saskatchewan Coroner’s Service and local fire and EMS also attended.
The roads were closed for approximately eight hours as police investigated the collision. The road conditions were extremely poor and icy at the time of the collision.
Carnduff RCMP says their investigation is ongoing.
The Saskatchewan RCMP issued a correction stating that the pick-up truck was headed north on Range Road 1331 and the semi was headed east on Township Road 2.