RCMP Eastman Traffic Services respond to fatal collision

June 7, 2024
RM of West St. Paul, Manitoba

News release

On June 6, 2024, at approximately 12:10 pm, RCMP Eastman Traffic Services was conducting speed enforcement on southbound traffic on Highway 8 when an officer heard a collision behind them at the northbound intersection of Highway 8 and Northumberland Road in the RM of West St. Paul.

The officer was on scene immediately and found an unresponsive 76-year-old female driver and injured 76-year-old male passenger, both from Winnipeg, in one SUV. Emergency Medical Services was called and a nurse who was passing by stopped to assist. Both occupants were transported to Winnipeg hospital, where the female succumbed to her injuries and the male remains in stable condition.

Investigation determined that an SUV was westbound on Northumberland Road when it proceeded from the stop sign entering Highway 8. The SUV was then struck on the driver's side of the vehicle by a northbound SUV.

The 27-year-old female driver of the northbound SUV, from Ste. Agathe, was not physically injured in the collision.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497
Email: RCMP.Media.GRC.Manitoba@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
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