Police investigate fatal collision involving elderly woman
Police are investigating a collision that occurred in the city’s northeast last week, which has now resulted in the death of a woman in her 90s.
At approximately 6 p.m., on Friday, March 31, 2023, a two-vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of Aero Drive and Aero Gate N.E.
At the time, a car with two occupants was travelling southbound on Aero Drive through the intersection of Aero Gate. At the same time, an SUV with a single occupant was travelling northbound on Aero Drive and turned left to access westbound Aero Gate.
During the turn, the car struck the passenger-side front door of the SUV, causing the car to rotate approximately 90 degrees and come to a rest. The SUV continued with the turn and came to a controlled stop a short distance later.
The driver of the SUV, a male in his 60s was not injured in the collision. The driver of the car, a male in his 60s received minor injuries and was transported to hospital.
The passenger of the car, a woman in her 90s sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital. The woman succumbed to her injuries a few days later on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, and died in hospital.
Neither speed nor impairment are considered to be factors in this collision.
The Calgary Police Traffic Section continues to investigate this incident, and anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:
APP: P3 Tips
Case # 23132510/3349