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Cochrane RCMP, STARS, called to serious crash

A 24-year-old woman was flown to the hospital in Calgary by STARS Air Ambulance after a crash on a highway north of the town of Cochrane on Saturday.

RCMP say emergency crews responded to the scene, at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 567, at approximately 11 am on Saturday.

Officials say STARS was also called to the scene.

Officials with the service say a 24-year-old woman in critical condition was flown from the scene to Foothills Medical Center in Calgary.

The RCMP told CTV News that multiple other people were injured in the crash.

“At this time, between the two vehicles, there were seven occupants,” said Cpl. Susan Richter with the RCMP.

“Four had mild to moderate injuries, two were transported to hospital and one is in critical, life-threatening condition.”

RCMP say the crash affected traffic in the area for several hours but the crash has since been cleared.

Richter says the police are still looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the crash and may know more about what happened.

“There were a number of people who stayed behind at the scene who we have already spoken with and we appreciate that.”

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