On September 10, 2021, at approximately 6:30 pm, St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP were responding to a high priority call. The unmarked police vehicle was travelling northbound on Highway 59 with emergency equipment activated. The police vehicle entered the intersection of Provincial Road 311 and Highway 59 on a red light. The police vehicle collided with an eastbound pickup truck.
One of the officers in the vehicle was transported to local hospital, where he was treated for minor physical injuries and released. The female driver of the pickup truck was transported to Winnipeg hospital with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.
The police vehicle was equipped with a camera. A RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist is assisting with the ongoing investigation. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba has been notified of the collision.
At the time of the collision, a separate police vehicle was dispatched to the initial call officers were responding to.