Calgary, AB,

Investigation continues into injury of pedestrians by rolling truck

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section and Occupational Health & Safety continue to investigate an incident that occurred yesterday leaving three people injured when an unoccupied work truck and trailer rolled down a hill.

Just after 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, a GMC C5500 truck with a heavy duty trailer was parked at a job site along 4A Street N.E., where it was being loaded with heavy materials. During this time, the truck and trailer began rolling down the hill towards the intersection with 4 Avenue N.E.

The truck struck the rear end of a Jeep Cherokee, which was parked on the northwest corner of the intersection, facing westbound. A woman in her 20s was at the rear driver side of the Jeep, with her one-year old child when the truck struck the Jeep. The woman was thrown into the roadway and received major injuries. The child was ejected from the Jeep and received minor injuries. A man in his 20s was in the Jeep at the time of the collision and was uninjured. The woman and child were both transported to hospital and we are happy to report both have since been released.

The circumstances which led to the truck rolling down the hill are currently under investigation. Anyone who may have dashcam or other video footage, or information, about the incident or the truck involved, is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


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Case #22064076/3349