One dead in Highway 67 collision

One dead in Highway 67 collision

Just before 6:00 pm on August 10, 2017, an officer patrolling in the Selkirk area came across an accident scene at Highway 67 and Provincial Road 230 (McPhillips Road).  Two vehicles were involved in the collision. According to police a westbound car failed to stop at the intersection and slammed into a northbound vehicle. The 81-year-old driver of the westbound vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 50-year-old female and the 49-year-old driver of the northbound vehicle were taken to hospital with serious injuries.  Everyone involved in the collision were…

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Fatal collision between ATV and pickup truck

Fatal collision between ATV and pickup truck

A 32-year-old man from the RM of Springfield was killed last night when the ATV he was driving collided with a pickup truck travelling west on Garven Road.   The ATV was heavily damaged in the accident.     The RCMP say the investigation so far shows the pickup truck with a trailer full of bee hives and the ATV crashed when the ATV came out of the south ditch and crossed the road.     The 27-year old driver of the pickup, also from the area, had minor injuries….

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EIGHT INJURED IN HIGHWAY 59 COLLISION

EIGHT INJURED IN HIGHWAY 59 COLLISION

  Vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic A collision on Highway 59 just north of Scanterbury sent eight people to the hospital on Saturday morning, July 15, 2017. It happened around 11:30 am when a Jeep being driven by a 27-year-old Winnipeg male drifted into oncoming traffic and crashed into a pick-up truck. The driver of the Jeep and his three passengers were taken to hospital with various injuries. The four people in the pick-up truck were also taken to the hospital. A female youth in the pick-up truck was in serious condition…

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FATAL CRASH CLOSES SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 75 MONDAY MORNING

FATAL CRASH CLOSES SOUTHBOUND HIGHWAY 75 MONDAY MORNING

A serious crash near the intersection of Highway 75 and Provincial Road 247 Monday Morning has taken the life of the two drivers involved in the collision. The accident occurred between a semi dump truck and a semi-trailer truck. The semi rolled into the ditch landing on its roof. RCMP say the semi dump truck was travelling northbound on Highway 75 and attempted to turn westbound onto Provincial Road 247 towards La Salle when it collided with a southbound semi-trailer on Highway 75. The driver of the semi dump truck was ejected…

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HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT AFTER SUV STOLEN IN BRANDON

HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT AFTER SUV STOLEN IN BRANDON

Early Wednesday July 5, 2017 Brandon Police were involved in a high-speed pursuit of a stolen 2007 Nissan Pathfinder. The driver of the vehicle had left the vehicle unlocked with the keys in the ignition as they went into a nearby store on Willowdale Crescent just after 2:30 am. Police found the SUV on 1st Street North and tried to get it to stop. The stolen Nissan took off with officers in pursuit. The SUV travelled southbound on 1st Street then west onto Richmond Avenue in the eastbound lanes.  Officers…

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DRIVER DIES IN SEMI ROLLOVER JUST OUTSIDE PERIMETER

DRIVER DIES IN SEMI ROLLOVER JUST OUTSIDE PERIMETER

RCMP have reported that the driver of a semi that lost control and rolled into the ditch on June 21, 2017 has died of his injuries. The accident happened on Highway 7 just north of the Perimeter Highway. A northbound empty gravel trailer lost control and rolled into the east side ditch. The semi was the only vehicle involved. Police say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver was taken to hospital in critical condition. He died a week later on June 29, 2017 RCMP say that a forensic…

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NEW TOOLS MAKE IT EASIER FOR DRIVERS TO AVOID CONSTRUCTION AREAS IN WINNIPEG

NEW TOOLS MAKE IT EASIER FOR DRIVERS TO AVOID CONSTRUCTION AREAS IN WINNIPEG

The City of Winnipeg is adding to the tools it provides residents to help them get around the city. Earlier this year Winnipeg partnered with WAZE, a service that provides real-time GPS navigation with live updates on Winnipeg traffic delays and issues from the cities Traffic Management Centre.  WAZE is a free app for IOS and Android smartphones that uses traffic information from all it’s users to improve the driving experience.   News 4 is also a broadcast partner with WAZE and users have the opportunity to join the “News4 Traffic…

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TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ATV CRASH IN WINNIPEG

TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ATV CRASH IN WINNIPEG

On Saturday June 10 around 11:00 pm Winnipeg Police and emergency personnel got a call about a vehicle crash in the area of Courchaine Road and Turnbull Drive.  When they arrived on scene they found a 23 year old man and a 25 year old woman suffering from serious injuries. They were both taken to hospital in critical condition. Although the male remains in critical the female has been upgraded to stable condition according to police. Winnipeg Police Central Traffic Unit is investigating the crash to determine the cause. Anyone with…

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STOLEN CAR AND POSTAL TRUCK SLAM INTO STORE IN NORTH END WINNIPEG

STOLEN CAR AND POSTAL TRUCK SLAM INTO STORE IN NORTH END WINNIPEG

    One sent to hospital in critical condition           Residents of an apartment block at Parr and Selkirk were woken up with a bang in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a car and a postal truck collided then slammed into a store in an adjacent building.         It happened around 3:00 am June 6, 2017. The car had been stolen and was being driven by a 19 year old male. The impact tipped the truck onto two wheels against the…

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