The RCMP has confirmed that late on Monday night, March 20, at approximately 10:00 p.m., police responded to reports of a vehicle travelling in the wrong direction Northbound in the Southbound lane along Highway 2 approaching the Yankee Valley overpass.

"The subject vehicle, a Chevrolet Avalanche collided with the highway median," an RCMP spokesperson wrote. 

Both Airdrie RCMP municipal and rural members responded, along with the Alberta Sheriffs. An investigation into the circumstances is still ongoing. 

Motorists who had been passing by the scene confirmed the heavy police presence. 

There was no word on injuries.

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