Saskatoon Police along with emergency crews are currently on scene of a serious motor vehicle collision that took place at Circle Drive and Preston Avenue South. Motorists are being asked to avoid the area while the investigation is being conducted. Traffic is moving however restrictions are currently in place.
Just before 3:00 a.m. this morning, a west bound pickup truck collided with several vehicles before leaving the roadway. The vehicle left Circle Drive and went up the embankment, launched itself through the barricades and over the four lanes of Preston Avenue for north and south bound traffic, then came to rest west of the overpass. The vehicle then burst into flames with the driver trapped inside. SPS members were first on scene and saw the cab of the truck engulfed in flames but were able to pull the driver from the vehicle and he was transported to hospital by Medavie Ambulance. His condition is unknown at this time.
The Collision Analyst Unit has been called out to assist with the investigation.
Further updates will be released when more information is available.