Semi rollover shuts down highway near Winfield

Emergency crews are attending to a serious crash involving a rolled over semi-tractor trailer near Winfield in west-central Alberta.

RCMP say the two-vehicle crash north of the intersection of Highway 13 and Highway 20 happened just before 11 a.m. and has led to northbound and southbound traffic in the area being re-routed through the town of Winfield. Traffic on Highway 13 is still getting through the area.

Traffic is expected to be diverted for several hours. Alternate travel routes are recommended.

Icy road conditions have been a issue in the area, according to police.

“Highway 770 is slick and motorists are having difficulty navigating the hill at Highway 770 and Township Road 502,” Mounties say in a release.