A fatal collision north of High River on Friday afternoon claimed the lives of two people, with another in serious condition.

The two-vehicle happened on Highway 2A between 434 Avenue (Township Road 200) and 466 Avenue at around 3:15 p.m.

Two people were declared deceased at the scene, confirmed an EMS spokesperson.

STARS Air Ambulance was dispatched at 3:27 p.m. and airlifted one person to hospital in serious but none life-threatening condition.

An RCMP collision analyst is currently on site and the area is expected to remain closed for several hours.

More information will be released as it's made available.