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Man freed after being trapped in vehicle

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A tow truck operator secures the van in the ditch on the Perimeter Highway.

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Emergency crews have freed a man who was trapped in his vehicle in a ditch after a crash early this morning on the south Perimeter Highway near Highway 59.

RCMP say the vehicle skidded into the ditch and landed on its side about 7 a.m.

The man was taken to hospital in Winnipeg with non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP advise motorists to adjust their driving for the weather conditions. Slow down, drive with caution and increase your distance between other vehicles.

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Updated on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8:37 AM CST: Updates with new information from RCMP.

9:06 AM: Typo fixed.

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