Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 09/21/2013 9:47 AM | Comments: 0
Four people were taken to hospital following a horrific crash in the North End Friday night.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., two trucks collided near the corner of Main Street and Alfred Avenue. One of the vehicles left the road and smashed into a small auto dealer on the corner, destroying the chain link fence that surrounds the business.
One truck flipped over and came to rest on top of some parked cars in the lot.
Dozens of onlookers arrived and watched emergency crews extract the people from the truck moments after the accident. Police eventually cleared people from an adjacent parking lot just north of the scene due to the threat of a gasoline leak.
Police had the southbound section of Main between Logan Avenue and Burrows Avenue closed throughout the night. Police tape finally came down Saturday morning.
Three people were taken to hospital in stable condition, with a fourth listed in critical condition. That person has since been upgraded to stable, a police spokesman said Saturday morning.
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.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
New CMHR stamp unveiled
Provincial government's poor financial outlook negatively impacts City of Winnipeg: study
Missing man, 54, last seen in Elmwood
Havixbeck promises to overhaul 311
MS River Rouge will have to leave the Alexander Docks
Bowman unveils plan to help small biz by lowering tax burden
Steeves pledges changes to photo radar practices
Don't waste Wednesday's wonderful weather
Fontaine's death 'a knife' to the heart
Transcona to keep 'mini Wrigley Field'
Even the Homeless Hero needed to be rescued
Boyfriend admits to killing, says he was 'different guy'
No answers for how taxpayers’ money spent
Travel journalists descending on Winnipeg for Canadian Tourism Commission event
Havixbeck seeks hold on city real estate deals
Slain teen's CFS file to be reviewed
The doctor's diagnosis is in: I'm a rust bucket
Top exhibit designer visits CMHR
Shaming feds for flood audit
Wrapped in the arms of love