Portage la Prairie RCMP respond to injury at construction site

August 10, 2022
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release


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On August 8, 2022, at approximately 6:00 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a construction worker being injured by a machine in a construction zone on the Trans-Canada Highway at the west end of Portage la Prairie.

Initial investigation determined that a 26-year-old male from Brandon was working construction on site when he came into contact with a tow behind compactor, causing significant injuries. He was transported to hospital, where he remains in stable condition.

It does not appear that any criminality was involved in the incident.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health has taken carriage of the investigation.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 20221116743

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