Two people were taken to hospital following a collision on Highway 1 at the PR 206 intersection Tuesday morning.  

Tache Fire Chief Allen Rau says they were called to the collision at 8:35 AM. 

“We had a westbound vehicle on Highway 1 travelling along and a vehicle from the 206 going north proceeded into the highway lane when it wasn't safe to do so and struck that westbound vehicle.” 

Rau says there was quite a bit of damage. 

“Significant side damage on the vehicle that was on the Trans-Canada going westbound and frontal damage on the vehicle that struck it.” 

Both vehicles had a sole occupant, and Rau notes both were taken to the Health Sciences Centre as a precaution.

He notes westbound traffic was down to one lane while emergency services were on scene.  

“We closed the median westbound lane and that built up quite quickly, the one lane of traffic but by the time we left it was cleared and just sporadic vehicles coming through, so it wasn't that much of a delay for motorists.” 

With the help of a tow crew, Rau says they were able to have everything cleaned up shortly before 10 AM. He notes traffic is flowing freely once again.