A 41-year-old Selkirk man has died as a result of a recent single-vehicle rollover that occurred near Scanterbury, Manitoba.
On June 29, 2018, at approximately 5:40pm, Selkirk RCMP were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 59, about one kilometre north of Scanterbury, Manitoba. Investigation determined that a pickup truck was traveling south on the highway when it lost control, rolled and landed upside down in the west ditch. The ditch was partially full of water and the cab of the truck was completely submerged.
Police say that a 35-year-old Hollow Water man was able to exit the vehicle. The other occupant, a 41-year-old Selkirk man, was pulled out by passers-by who stopped to assist. Both men were transported to Winnipeg hospital. The 35-year-old man was released after his injuries were treated while the 41-year-old man remained critical condition until succumbing to his injuries on July 8, 2018.
RCMP report that alcohol is considered a factor in the collision and it is unknown whether seatbelts were in use at the time of the incident.
A Forensic Collision Reconstructionist had attended the scene and continues to assist with the ongoing investigation.