Portage la Prairie RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision

September 19, 2019
RM of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release

At approximately 8:05 am, on September 19, 2019, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 13 and Provincial Road 331, located near Oakville, MB.

The investigation has determined that an eastbound vehicle, being driven by a 68-year-old male from Portage la Prairie, was heading east on Provincial Road 331 when it failed to stop at the intersection with Highway 13. The vehicle was struck by a northbound semi, being driven by a 48-year-old male from Carberry, who was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 68-year-old driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene.

Portage la Prairie 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: 20191431414

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