Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

DUI crash leaves car perched atop snowbank

  • Print
A car precariously rests high on a snowbank on St. Vital Road as police investigate the scene of a two-car collision Saturday.

RUTH BONNEVILLE / FREE PRESS FILES Enlarge Image

A car precariously rests high on a snowbank on St. Vital Road as police investigate the scene of a two-car collision Saturday.

An early-morning drunk-driving crash in St. Vital Saturday injured four and shunted a parked car off the road and up onto a snowbank, Winnipeg police said today.

Police were called to St. Vital Road and Dunkirk Drive around 6 a.m. where they saw a Honda Accord had struck a parked Chevy Cobalt, pushing it up onto the bank of snow.

Four passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries. The 18-year-old driver of the Honda was identified and arrested, said police.

He was released on a promise to appear in court to face charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm and driving over the legal limit of .08.

His name was not released because he has not been formally charged.

Both vehicles were heavily damaged, police said.

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

Comments are not accepted on this story because they might prejudice a case before the courts.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Winnipeg Cheapskate: Cheap summer weekends

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Geese fight as a male defends his nesting site at the duck pond at St Vital Park Thursday morning- See Bryksa’s Goose a Day Photo- Day 08- May 10, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • A goose heads for shade in the sunshine Friday afternoon at Woodsworth Park in Winnipeg - Day 26– June 22, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Should political leaders be highly visible on the frontlines of flood fights and other natural disasters?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google