Calgary, AB,

Seeking witnesses to life-threatening collision

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is investigating an incident with a truck that left one man in life-threatening condition last night.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 truck, driven by a man in his 20s, was northbound in the 2400 block of 2A Street S.E., near the Erlton LRT Station. The 30-year-old male front passenger exited the vehicle while it was in motion. The truck came to a stop a short distance later. There was no physical evidence to indicate aggressive braking, accelerating or steering from the vehicle.

The front passenger sustained critical, life-threatening injuries. The driver was not injured.

Alcohol and drugs, in regards to the passenger, may have been factors in the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed or have information about the incident is asked to contact the Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, or the CPS non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left by calling Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case # 16345903/3206