Manitoba RCMP investigating MVC involving on-duty WPS officers

February 7, 2023
RM of Reynolds, Manitoba

News release


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On January 31, 2023, at approximately 5:25 pm, Steinbach and Falcon Beach RCMP received a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 1, near Prawda, in the RM of Reynolds, Manitoba.

Initial investigation has determined that a vehicle was travelling westbound on Highway 1, when a second vehicle entered the highway from a parked position, resulting in a collision.

The 22-year-old male driver of the westbound vehicle, from Alberta, was transported to local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The second vehicle contained two on-duty Winnipeg Police Service officers. They were transported to Winnipeg hospital, where they were treated for injuries sustained and released.

The collision was reported to the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba, which has determined they will take a monitoring role in the investigation.

The Manitoba RCMP continues to investigate.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2023142161

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