6 seriously hurt in fiery Highway 63 crash

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6 seriously hurt in fiery Highway 63 crash

From CBC News

Three people are seriously injured, and another three were sent to hospital, following a crash between a semi tanker trailer and two other vehicles Monday night.

RCMP say the collision occurred at 7:30 p.m. about 18 kilometres north of Atmore.

Witnesses told police that the southbound tanker trailer struck the two northbound cars after the driver lost control and crossed the line into oncoming traffic.

One of the vehicles caught fire. Construction workers rushed to pull out the four occupants before the car was fully engulfed in flames.

Three of the vicitms — a 21-year-old woman, and two men aged 19 and 48 — were flown to hospitals in Edmonton. All three are from the same family.

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