Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway is closed eastbound from St. Mary’s Road to St. Anne’s Road after a Friday afternoon motor vehicle collision.
RCMP tweeted that at least three people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police say up to five vehicles were involved, including a large truck. RCMP announced the stretch of highway was closed just after 4 p.m. A detour is in place, but drivers are advised to avoid the area.
An RCMP spokesperson said as of about 7 p.m. police did not yet have a time frame for when the highway will reopen.
STARS air ambulance was seen leaving the scene.
<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/rcmpmb?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#rcmpmb</a> are on scene of a motor vehicle collision on Perimeter Hwy. Large truck & a number of vehicles involved. At least 3 people taken to hospital w/serious injuries. Eastbound lanes of Perimeter between St. Anne’s Rd. & St. Mary’s Rd. are closed. Avoid area. Detour in place.
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