One dead, several injured after vehicle crashes during police chase

By | September 26, 2020

WINNIPEG — One person is dead and several others are injured, including an infant and a child, after a short police chase in Winnipeg’s North End.

Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, police said officers in the area of Salter Street and Boyd Avenue tried to initiate a traffic stop. When the driver noticed, they took off at a high speed. 

Police said within seconds, the vehicle in question collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Andrews Street and Boyd Avenue, which is two blocks away. 

Four people from the vehicle that was hit, including an infant and child, along with two people from the fleeing vehicle were rushed to hospital. 

Police said most were in critical or serious condition. 

A woman from the vehicle that was struck has since died. 

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has now taken over the investigation.

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