Oakbank RCMP respond to fatal snowmobile collision in the RM of Springfield

RM of Springfield, Manitoba – On January 17, 2022, at 2:25 pm, Oakbank RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision that occurred in a field near a rural property located on Pleasant Road in the RM of Springfield.

Officers attended to the scene and were flagged down by several individuals who were providing medical assistance to the snowmobile driver.

The investigation has determined that a 72-year-old male, from the RM of Springfield, was operating a snowmobile in a field when he collided with a fence on the property.

Snowmobile Fatality
Snowmobile Fatality

The driver of the snowmobile, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, was pronounced deceased on scene.

Speed and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the collision.

Oakbank RCMP continue to investigate.

Oakbank RCMP

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