A 22-year-old man is dead after the car he was in rolled and crashed into a power pole on the Standing Buffalo First Nation west of Fort Qu’Appelle.
RCMP and emergency services were called out to a single-vehicle rollover at 4:30 a.m. Monday morning on grid road 727. The 22-year-old passenger from the Okanese First Nation was found dead at the scene of the crash.
The initial police investigation shows the vehicle lost control on a slight bend in the road, hit the ditch, rolled and hit a power pole.
The 18-year-old woman who was driving vehicle was airlifted to hospital in Regina by STARS Air Ambulance with what police describe as life-threatening injuries.
A second passenger, a 19-year-old woman, was also taken to the hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle but the extent of her injuries is not known.
The grid road was blocked off for several hours in the morning as an RCMP collision reconstructionist investigated the scene.