Two Sandy Bay Residents Killed in Portage la Prairie Crash

Two Sandy Bay Residents Killed in Portage la Prairie Crash

RCMP Crest LogoTwo people from Sandy Bay First Nation have died in a two-vehicle crash near Portage la Prairie.

The accident happened Wednesday afternoon when a southbound car and northbound pickup truck collided near the intersection of Road 68 North and Road 39 West.

RCMP say both the 50-year-old male driver and his 40-year-old female passenger in the car were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 17-year-old Portage la Prairie boy driving the truck was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His 17-year-old female passenger wasn’t injured.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision, but police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage la Prairie RCMP at (204) 857-4445, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

— Staff


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