Man in Custody After Woman Hit by Car in St. Vital

Winnipeg Police CrestA 35-year-old woman is recovering in a Winnipeg hospital after being struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.

The collision happened shortly after 2:30 a.m. in the area of St. Mary’s Road and St. Anne’s Road.

Police say the woman was walking at the time when she was hit.

The 35-year-old man driving the car was found near the scene and taken into custody. Police say both the driver and victim are known to each other.

The intersection was closed for several hours into the morning commute as police investigated.

UPDATE: The woman has since succumbed to her injuries. Charges are expected to be laid against the driver.

— Staff