Fatal Accident Near Woodlands

Fatal Accident Near Woodlands

WOODLANDS - A collision on Highway 6 has taken the life of an 81 year-old man from Eriksdale, Manitoba.

The collision happened just before 5 P.M. about 5 kilometres southeast of Woodlands. The victim attempted to overtake another vehicle and collided with a pickup truck when he pulled into the oncoming lane.

The 81-year-old driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene. The 52-year-old driver, who was also wearing his seatbelt, was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Stonewall RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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