Gimli RCMP with assistance from Police Service Dog Earl, find injured driver

November 26, 2020
Gimli, Manitoba

News release


Police Services Dog Earl

On November 22, 2020, at approximately 9:25 pm, Gimli RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 7, just north of Provincial Road 231, in the RM of Armstrong.

A vehicle going north, crossed the centre line and sideswiped a southbound vehicle on Highway 7. Both vehicles went into the ditch. The driver of the northbound vehicle, who appeared to be injured, then left the scene on foot.

RCMP officers along with Police Services Dog Earl responded. Earl and his handler tracked through open fields and wooded areas for approximately 1 kilometre until they located the male, who was semi-conscious and badly injured.

The RM of Armstrong Fire Department assisted by transporting the male via an all terrain vehicle to awaiting Emergency Medical Personnel.

The injured male, a 22-year-old male from Winnipeg, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The other driver, a 25-year-old male from Winnipeg, was not injured.

Gimli RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 20201713541

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