Two people from Regina are in hospital — a 37-year old woman and a 13-year old girl — after a heavy vehicle struck a westbound car on Highway 16.
Authorities say it happened at 2:00 P.M. near the west access of Lashburn, Sask.
Maidstone RCMP along with Legacy Regional Protective Service and Maidstone Ambulance attended to the accident.
The driver of the truck was uninjured.
Two witnesses to the collision, from Lloydminster, stayed on scene and assisted until emergency personnel could arrive and take over.
Traffic was restricted on Highway 16 down to 1 lane of traffic for approx 1 hour but has since been cleared.
The driver of the heavy vehicle, a 55-year old man from St. Walburg has been charged under the Traffic Safety Act for Driving without Due Care and Attention and has court July 25, 2017 in Lloydminster.