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Driver airlifted to hospital after rural crash

Alcohol has not been ruled out as a factor in a collision near Belmont that left two men injured, one of them airlifted to hospital.

Turtle Mountain Area RCMP say a car was travelling westbound on an unmarked road. The car drove past a stop sign and was T-boned by a pickup truck going north.

STARS crews prepare to airlift crash victim near Belmont to hospital on Saturday.

STARS PHOTO

STARS crews prepare to airlift crash victim near Belmont to hospital on Saturday.

A STARS chopper is ready in background to evacuate an injured man to hospital Saturday.

STARS PHOTO

A STARS chopper is ready in background to evacuate an injured man to hospital Saturday.

The 44-year-old driver of the car was airlifted to a Winnipeg hospital, while the pickup truck driver suffered minor injuries.

Colin Fast, a spokesman for STARS, said ground crews took about an hour to extract the man from his car, and he was airlifted to hospital with serious upper-body injuries.

Belmont is 200 kilometres west of Winnipeg.

The investigation continues.

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Updated on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:59 PM CDT: added details

3:14 PM: added photo, details

4:15 PM: added second photo

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