RCMP Eastman Traffic Services are reporting that a 76-year-old Winnipeg woman has died as the result of a recent vehicle collision in the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul.

On June 6, 2024, at approximately 12:10pm, 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 responded to the scene immediately and found an SUV with an unresponsive 76-year-old female driver and injured 76-year-old male passenger, both from Winnipeg. Emergency Medical Services was called and a nurse who was passing by stopped to assist.

Police say that both occupants were transported to Winnipeg hospital where the female succumbed to her injuries. The male is reported to be 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.

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