RCMP respond to collision in Swan River
On October 15, 2012, at about 3pm, Swan River RCMP, Parkland EMS and the Swan River Fire Department were dispatched to a 2 vehicle motor vehicle collision at Highway 10 and Main street in Swan River, Manitoba.
RCMP report that a 2005 Ford Escape was travelling west on Highway 10, where it initiated a left turn onto PTH 83 at a traffic light controlled intersection. A 2004 Chevrolet Impala was travelling east on Main Street intending on going straight through the intersection. A collision occurred, resulting in the Ford Escape ending up on it’s side on the highway.
On scene, the Fire Department disconnected the battery to prevent a fire. EMS transported the drivers to the Swan Valley Health Centre where they were treated and released.
Police say that both drivers were Swan River Valley residents and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this incident.