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The province’s police watchdog, the Unbiased Investigation Unit of Manitoba is conducting an investigation after a Winnipeg Police cruiser collided with a civilian car on Pembina Freeway on Sunday night.
At round 8:20 p.m., the marked cruiser was southbound on Pembina Freeway approaching Dalhousie Drive and Bairdmore Boulevard. Because the cruiser entered the intersection, a second car travelling northbound on Pembina tried to make a left hand flip onto Bairdmore Boulevard.
In consequence, the 2 automobiles collided, police stated.
Photograph by Scott Billeck /Winnipeg Solar
Each the officer and the driving force of the opposite car, a 52-year-old male, have been taken to Well being Sciences Centre. The officer sustained minor accidents and was handled and launched. The driving force of the civilian car sustained a fractured pelvis and damaged again, the IIU stated in a media launch. He was admitted in unstable situation however has since been upgraded to secure.
Witnesses or different people who’ve info or video footage which will help this investigation are requested to contact the IIU toll free at 1-844-667-6060.
The investigation is ongoing.