UPDATE: Crash on Portage Avenue Closes Street

A green vehicle rests on its side on the south side of Portage Avenue on Sunday, July 15, 2012. (CHRISD.CA / ELISHA DACEY / METRO WINNIPEG)

A serious crash closed a major Winnipeg intersection Sunday morning.

The intersection of Portage Avenue and Berry Street was closed after a two-vehicle collision that left both cars on the sidewalk on opposite sides of Portage Avenue.

Winnipeg Police said Sunday afternoon the accident happened at about 8:45 a.m. Two people were taken to hospital in serious condition, but have since been upgraded to stable.

Police have asked motorists to stay away from the intersection which is expected to be closed for several hours.

— Staff

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