A collision near Golden on September 5 was the result of inattention according to a news release by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Golden. The accident sent a few people to hospital with minor injuries while one person was treated with serious but non life threatening injuries .
The two vehicle collision involved a passenger car and a pickup truck which was towing a trailer. One person was taken to the Golden and District Hospital before being airlifted out of the area by STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society).
A five ton truck was able to avoid becoming involved in the initial collision by being attentive and maneuvering the vehicle around the collision scene.