WINNIPEG WEATHER

Always Local, Always Free

Charges laid in December 2022 Inkster Boulevard fatal collision

Winnipeg Police Service Traffic Division invesigators have laid charges against the suspect in a fatal collision that claimed the life of a 42-year-old woman on December 10, 2022.

Two-vehicle collision at Inkster and King Edward claims the life of one woman

Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle collision at Inkster Boulevard and King Edward Street around 12:30 am on Saturday, December 10, 2022. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found two seriously damaged vehicles, an SUV in the westbound lanes of Inkster and a pickup truck in a nearby field.

Investigators say that a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 westbound on Inkster Boulevard at a high rate of speed when he ran through a marked red traffic signal and collided with a 2014 Toyota Rav4 turning northbound on King Edward Street from the eastbound lane of Inkster Avenue.

The driver of the Rav4 was pronounced dead at the scene. The 21-year-old male suspect driving the pickup was taken to hospital in stable condition and treated for his injuries.

An SUV was destroyed in a collision with a pickup truck early Saturday morning, December 10, 2022. The driver did not survive her injuries. (Robb Mitchell | News 4)

Investigators say that they believe that the manner of driving and alcohol were major factors in the collision.

On August 8, 2023, the suspect turned himself into investigators. Nicolas Primo Baldovi of Winnipeg has been charged for his alleged involvement with:

  • Causing Death by Criminal Negligence
  • Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death While Impaired to Any Degree by BAC or Drug or a Combination of Both (Drive Impaired Causing Death)
  • Operation of a Conveyance Causing Death While Impaired to Any Degree by BAC or Drug or a Combination of Both (Drive Over .08 Causing Death)

He was detained in custody.

— with files from Keegan Driedger, Senior Field Supervisor

Share this post:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore