RCMP investigate hit & run to Wabamun overpass

Eastbound lane of highway 16 is closed while crews work on repairs.

Police caution drivers of a potential traffic hazard as a result of an incident last night which saw a vehicle carrying a crane boon strike the underside of the Wabumun overpass.

The driver did not remain at the scene and a piece of the crane boom was left lying in the eastbound lane of highway 16. 

The bridge sustained significant damage to the steel girders.  There is a crew on scene waiting for a structural integrity review.  The eastbound driving lane of Hwy 16 is closed while crews are working on repairs.

The RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to locate the driver and vehicle involved in this collision.  If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Stony Plain RCMP at 780-968-7267 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). 

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