Two dead, multiple patients sent to hospital after crash near Olds

Two people have died and a number of other occupants have been taken to hospital after a single vehicle crash on Highway 2 near Olds on Sunday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at 9:00 a.m. on Highway 2 near the Highway 27 overpass.

Police say one car left the road and ended up against the overpass.

Two people were pronounced dead at the scene and an unknown number of other occupants have been taken to hospital.

The RCMP Collision Analyst is at the scene and members have been called in from Didsbury to assist.

Only one lane of traffic was open in either direction following the incident.

The scene was cleared at about 1:45 p.m.

There are no details on the victims at this time.