Paramedics with a patient at the scene of a collision on McKnight Boulevard Monday afternoon.
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A child is in life-threatening condition following a serious collision at McKnight Boulevard and Simons Road N.W.Emergency crews were called to the scene just before 2:30 p.m. for a collision between a van and a pickup truck.A spokesman for EMS said paramedics transported four children to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. In addition to the child in life-threatening condition, another child was transported in serious but stable condition and two children were in stable condition.Two adults were also taken to hospital in stable condition.Police closed the area around McKnight Boulevard and Simons Road N.W. following the collision.Officers also established temporary road closures along John Laurie Boulevard and Shaganappi Trail N.W. to help paramedics with transport to hospital.Officers will be establishing rolling, temporary road closures along John Laurie BV NW & Shaganappi Tr NW as we assist @ahs_ems who are transporting a seriously injured child to hospital. We understand this may cause some traffic delays and thank you for your patience #YYCTraffic— Calgary Police (@CalgaryPolice) May 27, 2019Traffic Advisory:We are shutting down McKnight Blvd at Simons Rd SW, in both directions, due to a serious collision. We expect it to be closed for a number of hours. #YYC #YYCTraffic— Calgary Police (@CalgaryPolice) May 27, 2019More to come.