Two people have been transported to hospital, one in life threatening condition after a crash near Okotoks.

The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 2 approaching 274 Avenue just north of the Okotoks overpass.

STARS was dispatched just before 6:00 p.m. and was able to land on the highway and transported one patient to hospital in Calgary.

AHS says a second person is in non-life threatening condition and is also being transported to hospital.