Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Alcohol use suspected in deadly car crash

  • Print

A 29-year-old man is dead after hitting a tree in Bissett early Sunday morning.

RCMP said the accident happened about 3:30 a.m. on Antonio Street in Bissett, 230 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. Police arrived on the scene and found a car in the ditch that had hit a tree. The 29-year-old driver was found dead inside the vehicle, police said in a press release.

Two passengers, a man and woman, were inside the car and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The accident is under investigation. RCMP said alcohol is suspected to be a contributing factor in the fatal crash.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

The Winnipeg Free Press is not accepting comments on this story.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Willy wants to get back to winning

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A female Mallard duck leads a group of duckings on a morning swim through the reflections in the Assiniboine River at The Forks Monday.     (WAYNE GLOWACKI/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Winnipeg Free Press  June 18 2012
  • MIKE.DEAL@FREEPRESS.MB.CA 110621 - Tuesday, June 21, 2011 -  Doug Chorney, president Keystone Agricultural Producers flight over South Western Manitoba to check on the condition of farming fields. MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
my2011poy

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you think the Jets' three pre-season losses in a row are a sign of things to come?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google