Dauphin, Manitoba – On August 16, 2019, Dauphin RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Provincial Road 362 and Road 147 North – approximately 3 kilometres north of Dauphin. Two girls, ages 4 and 6, were transported to hospital in critical condition, where they later succumbed to their injuries.
Two adult females, who were travelling in the Dodge Ram, with the two children, suffered serious injuries.
The male passenger in the Ford F150, also suffered serious injuries.
On July 17, 2020, after an exhaustive investigation, RCMP arrested 25-year-old Jack Winters, from the RM of Dauphin. He was charged with 15 offences;
Two counts of Impaired Operation Causing Death
Two counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Death
Three counts of Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm
Three counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm
Two counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or more then 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood, Causing Death
Three counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or more then 80 mg, Causing Bodily Harm
He was released by a Justice of the Peace and will appear in Dauphin Provincial Court on August 11, 2020.
At 8:00 pm, on August 16, 2019, Dauphin RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Provincial Road 362 and Road 147 North – approximately 3 km north of Dauphin. The Dauphin Fire Department, local EMS, and the RCMP attended the scene.
The initial investigation has determined that a Ford F150 was travelling east on Road 147 when it went through the intersection at PR 362 and hit the side of a north bound Dodge Ram. Both vehicles sustained significant damage in the collision.
Two girls, ages 4 and 6, were extracted from the Dodge Ram by the Dauphin Fire Department and transported to Dauphin hospital in critical condition by EMS personnel. Both girls later succumbed to their injuries. Two other occupants of the Dodge Ram, a 30-year-old female from the RM of Dauphin and another adult female, were transported to Dauphin hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The two occupants of the Ford F150, both 24-year-old males from Dauphin, sustained serious injuries and were transported to hospital. One male was later sent to hospital in Winnipeg in unstable condition with life-threatening injuries.
The investigation is ongoing to determine if alcohol was a factor in the collision.
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