Steinbach RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision

Steinbach, Manitoba – On February 16, 2020, at approximately 6:30 pm, RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 52, just east of Steinbach.

The initial investigation has determined that an SUV travelling westbound on Highway 52, was attempting to pass another vehicle when it collided head-on with a car travelling eastbound.

Collisions (File Photo)
Collisions (File Photo)

The driver of the car, a 78-year-old male from La Broquerie, was taken to hospital in critical condition. His passenger, an 81-year-old female from La Broquerie, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, a 29-year-old male from Steinbach, was taken to hospital with serious injuries and charges are pending.

Steinbach RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.

If you were a witness to this collision or have any additional information to share with police, please contact Steinbach RCMP at 204-326-1234.

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