Multiple crashes on the Queen Elizabeth 2 Freeway near Highway 11 and Highway 11a overpasses near Red Deer are blocking northbound lanes Wednesday afternoon.
RCMP and traffic units from Ponoka, Red Deer and Blackfalds are all on the scene.
The northbound lane is not passable at this time, RCMP said in a 2:40 p.m. news release. Police asked people to avoid the area if possible, to travel only if necessary, and to use extreme caution while driving.
Police also received reports of more collisions on secondary highways, but details were not available.