East St. Paul RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision

August 19, 2019
RM of East St. Paul, Manitoba

News release

At approximately 4:45 pm, on August 18, 2019, East St. Paul RCMP received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Henderson Highway at the north Perimeter exit ramp.

The investigation has determined that a vehicle, being driven by an 82-year-old male from the RM of East St. Paul, was heading south on Henderson Highway when it attempted to take a left-hand turn onto the north Perimeter exit ramp. The vehicle was subsequently struck by a northbound vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old male, also from the RM of East St. Paul.

The 82-year-old driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced deceased. The 58-year-old male driver, who was wearing his seatbelt, suffered only minor injuries.

It appears at this time that the driver of the vehicle attempting to turn onto the exit ramp, failed to yield the right of way. Alcohol is not a factor in the collision.

East St. Paul RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 20191243295

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