UPDATE: Wednesday, October 26 — The driver of the vehicle has succumbed to his injuries. The passenger remains in stable condition in hospital.
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Two Manitoba teens are in hospital with life-threatening injuries after their vehicle rolled just south of Steinbach on Saturday afternoon.
RCMP were called to Hanover Road West (Provincial Road 34) at around 1:45 p.m. Police say the westbound car went off the road and rolled into the south ditch, colliding with some trees.
The 16-year-old driver, from the RM of Ste. Anne, and a 16-year-old passenger, from Steinbach, were taken to hospital in critical condition.
Both teens were wearing seatbelts and alcohol doesn’t appear to be a factor.
Police are continuing to investigate.