Four people were taken to hospital Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash on Portage Avenue at Maryland Street.
A Chevrolet Venture minivan sat on its roof near the scene after being involved in a collision with a Nissan SUV. The Nissan came to a rest on the sidewalk with both of its airbags deployed.
Winnipeg police said numerous people were injured in the wreck, which happened just before 1:30 p.m.
Police have rerouted traffic while they investigate:
- Eastbound traffic on Portage Avenue is being diverted onto eastbound Broadway from the intersection of Portage and Broadway.
- Westbound traffic on Portage Avenue is being diverted northbound onto Sherbrook Street at the intersection of Portage and Sherbrook.
- Southbound traffic on Maryland Street is being diverted westbound at the intersection of Maryland and St Matthews Street.
UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. — Roadways in the area have since reopened.