01/09/2015 12:31 EST | Updated 03/11/2015 05:59 EDT

Alberta RCMP officer taken to hospital after cruiser rolls on way to call

MORINVILLE, Alta. - RCMP say an officer has been taken to hospital with minor injuries following a rollover northwest of Edmonton.

Cpl. Laurel Kading says the Mountie was on his way to a serious crash when he lost control of his cruiser on an icy stretch of road near Morninville.

The officer is with the nearby St. Albert detachment and had been asked to help with a call.

Kading says he did not crash into any other vehicles and was alone in his car.

He was wearing a seatbelt.

She says area highways are extremely slippery and police are urging motorists to travel with caution.