Steinbach RCMP are reporting that a 32-year-old Winnipeg man has recently been arrested after the car he was driving crashed into three cars in the Steinbach area.
At approximately 10:30pm on July 9, 2020, Steinbach RCMP were dispatched to a hit and run at the intersection of Park Road and Highway 12 in Steinbach.
Police say that a white Honda Accord with no licence plate had collided with a red Mazda that was waiting at the lights. The suspect vehicle then proceeded north on Highway 12 at a high rate of speed where it collided with a Volkswagen Jetta. The suspect vehicle kept driving and collided one more time with a Ford Fusion, causing it to go into the ditch. The Honda Accord was then abandoned nearby in the middle of the highway.
A short time later, the driver, a 32-year-old Winnipeg man, was located laying on the shoulder of the highway a short distance away from the Honda Accord. At this point, officers arrested the man and took him in to custody.
As a result of the incident, the driver of the Mazda, a 32-year-old female from the area, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
RCMP report that the Honda Accord driver is facing several charges including driving while over 80% causing bodily harm as well as several highway traffic offences.
Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in apprehending the suspect.