St. Pierre Jolys RCMP respond to fatal traffic collision

RM of Hanover, Manitoba – On Thursday, May 31, at approximately 5:40 pm, officers from the St Pierre-Jolys RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 52, at the intersection with Provincial Road 216, in the RM of Hanover.

Investigators have determined that a vehicle, being driven by a 23-year-old female from the RM of Hanover, was travelling eastbound on Hwy 52 when she collided with a westbound vehicle, being driven by a 26-year-old female from St. Malo, who was attempting to make a left-hand turn onto PR216.

The 26-year-old female driver was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries and her six-year-old son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 23-year-old female driver was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

On June 11, 2018, the six-year-old passenger succumbed to his injuries sustained in the collision.

Officers from the St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP Detachment along with an RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate.

St. Pierre Jolys RCMP
Manitoba RCMP

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