The serious collision Wednesday on the Perimeter (Hwy 101) and Pipeline Rd. has resulted in the deaths of two people.
The crash happened just after 2pm when a semi travelling on Hwy 101 drove through a red light and collided with a mini van and 2 other vehicles. The driver and passenger in the mini van died of their injuries, a child in one of the other vehicles also suffered minor injuries.
Very serious multiple vehicle collision Perimeter & Pipeline Rd. East & West Perimeter lanes closed. Avoid area. Traffic is being diverted.
— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) August 31, 2016
The collision and ensuing investigation closed down the highway in both directions.
RCMP continue to investigate. Police have not said if charges will be laid.