Accident on Highway 44 Takes Two Lives

Accident on Highway 44 Takes Two Lives

LAC DU BONNET - A tragic accident on Saturday afternoon has claimed the life of two people on Highway 44 just east of Seddon's Corner.

A 24 year-old woman from St. Clements was travelling with two passengers when she crossed over the centreline and collided with a pick-up truck.

The driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while her two passengers – a 24-year-old female from the RM of St. Clements, and a 23-year-old male from Winnipeg – were pronounced deceased on scene.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 55-year-old male, and the 50-year-old female passenger, were treated for minor injuries at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

RCMP continue to investigate.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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