Manitoba RCMP say the driver of a vehicle that failed to stop at an intersection was impaired when she crashed into another vehicle, killing a 31-year-old woman from Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation.
The crash happened Wednesday afternoon on Highway 45 at the intersection of Road 122 West, approximately five kilometres east of Elphinstone, Manitoba.
TORONTO – Monday’s deadly crash on the set of “Deadpool 2” in Vancouver was a rarity in an industry that takes extreme precautions to ensure safety, say stunt professionals, who nevertheless accept there is always an element of risk involved.
“Most of us know each other and everybody was shocked, because this stuff just doesn’t really happen, in Canada, anyway,” says Neven Pajkic, a 39-year-old Toronto-based stunt performer whose credits include Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming film “The Shape of Water” and the TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
WINNIPEG — Police have located a truck and trailer involved in the fatal hit and run of a woman in her 60s Thursday in St. Boniface.
The victim was in the 200 block of Marion Street at around 11:45 a.m. when she was hit. The driver failed to remain at the scene of the crash, prompting Winnipeg police to scour surveillance video from the area.
WINNIPEG — As the second last long weekend of the summer season gets underway, Manitoba Public Insurance wants to remind motorists to take it easy on the roads.
Friday is traditionally the most deadly on the province’s highways for vehicle collisions. MPI says an average of two people are killed and more than 100 others are injured each long weekend. Of those incidents, 37 percent happen on a Friday.
EDMONTON – A popular midway ride at this week’s K-Days fair and exhibition in Edmonton has been shut down as a precaution after a deadly accident involving the same attraction at the Ohio State Fair.
North American Midway Entertainment, the company that provides attractions to K-Days, says in a statement released Wednesday night that the ride, called the Fire Ball, has been closed until further notice.