Traffic on Highway 1 westbound is restricted after a crash just west of Swift Current. Wednesday night. If you're heading out on the highway please be cautioned there is an accident on Highway #1 on the westbound lanes just before Rush Lake. One person is in hospital following a collision near the city Monday night, Highway 1 reopened following crash near Swift Current, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. The driver of the other vehicle, a 55-year-old man, was taken to hospital in Swift Current with injuries that were considered serious, but not life-threatening. In a statement sent to CBC on Thursday evening, the Village of Waldeck said the community is mourning with the families, noting it's "deeply saddened" by the loss. Arn Slaven, 18, was a passenger in a vehicle carrying four others that was involved in the collision, which happened on a narrow and hilly grid road near Waldeck, Sask., at around 9 p.m. CST. The Saskatchewan Coroners Service also attended the scene and the RCMP say an investigation into the crash is ongoing. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. He always, always made everyone smile, and everyone on Facebook is saying how much of a heart of gold he had. Arn Slaven, 18, was a passenger in a vehicle carrying four others that was involved in the collision, which happened on a narrow and hilly grid road near Waldeck, Sask., at around 9 p.m. CST. The RM of Swift Current Fire Department said in a Facebook post that the highway reopened at about 2:11 a.m. CST on Tuesday morning. Detours were set up for the eastbound lanes. Firefighters from the department were set to meet on Thursday evening for a debrief about the crash and to ensure those who responded are getting the support they need, Cornelson said. Andrea Slaven said her family is supporting one another as they grieve Arn's passing. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Four separate vehicle stops on Highway 1 resulted in the seizure of cannabis, cannabis edibles, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine and cash. "Our hearts and sympathy go out to the friends, family and relatives affected," the statement said. RCMP say emergency crews were at the scene of a crash … Police say three vehicles were involved in the crash, but have not released any other information. He always had a hug to give.". It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. Members of the Herbert Fire Department arrived at the crash shortly after RCMP and Swift Current EMS. His mother said he had been working on the front-lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as a sales clerk with Bulk Barn, where the young man had just gotten a job in January. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. "He always made you feel better. May 19, 2020 5:20 PM. His injuries haven't been disclosed. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. He was taken to the same hospital. There are no details released on the accident at this time. The teen, who loved travelling to the mountains, spending time outdoors and was an Xbox enthusiast, is being remembered in the area around Swift Current, where his family says he was well-known to many. The post said the driver was taken to Cypress Regional Hospital and eventually airlifted by Stars Air Ambulance to a larger centre.