01/19/2016 10:40 EST | Updated 01/19/2017 00:12 EST

RCMP say one person hurt in four-vehicle crash north of Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — RCMP are investigating a four-vehicle crash that has left part of Highway 63 north of Fort McMurray impassable.

Police say one person was hurt in the collision near a Syncrude oilsands project.

The crash involved a tractor-trailer, a snowplow, a minivan and a pickup.

RCMP are asking motorists to avoid the area.