Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Police seek car sideswiped downtown Sunday morning

  • Print

Did your vehicle get sideswiped while you were driving downtown at 2:35 a.m. Sunday — but you just kept going? If so, the police want to talk to you.

A Ford Focus ran a red light at a high rate of speed near Main Street and McDermot Avenue early Sunday morning, police said Thursday, and in the process the Focus side-swiped the rear of an eastbound car.

The eastbound car kept going, "potentially unaware of the incident," police said in a release.

Officers stopped the Ford Focus near Notre Dame Avenue and Albert Street.

A 20-year-old man was arrested for failure to provide a breath sample, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, breach of probation, failure to remain at the scene of an accident and exchange particulars and driving while disqualified.

Police are looking for the eastbound car that was damaged, described as a small, newer-model black car with damage to the rear bumper.

Investigators asking its driver or occupants to contact police at 204-986-6271.

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

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Sanders gives other candidates a reality check

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Water lilys are reflected in the pond at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden Tuesday afternoon. Standup photo. Sept 11,  2012 (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
  • 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 e-cigarettes should be banned by the school division?

View Results

Ads by Google