Man Seriously Injured in Crash on Marion Street

Firefighters secure a man to a stretcher following a crash Friday, June 8, 2012 on Marion Street. (MAURICE BRUNEAU / CHRISD.CA)

A 64-year-old man was sent to hospital in critical condition Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in St. Boniface.

The crash happened at around 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of Marion Street near Des Meurons Street.

Winnipeg police say the pedestrian was attempting to cross Marion heading northbound when he was hit by a SUV being driven by a 74-year-old woman. The vehicle was attempting to turn eastbound at the time.

Police closed several area streets while they investigated and interviewed witnesses.

UPDATE: Tuesday, June 12 — The victim has since succumbed to his injuries. The 74-year-old female driver is facing charges.