A 73-year-old man from the RM of La Broquerie has died as a result of a recent vehicle collision that occurred near Ste. Anne, Manitoba.
On May 24, 2018, at 1:35pm, officers from the Steinbach RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 12 at the intersection of Provincial Road 210, located south of Ste. Anne.
Police investigators determined that a vehicle, being driven by a 38-year-old Winnipeg man, was traveling south on Highway 12 when it collided with a westbound SUV, being driven by a 73-year-old RM of La Broquerie woman.
Police say that the driver of the southbound vehicle was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the SUV and one of the passengers, 72-year-old female from the RM of La Broquerie, were both transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. A 73-year-old male passenger from the RM of La Broquerie was pronounced deceased at the scene.
RCMP report that alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this collision and it is unknown if seatbelts were in use. Officers from the Steinbach RCMP Detachment along with an RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate.