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Man Hit by Stolen Car Inside Winnipeg Bus Shelter

December 1, 2016 12:21 PM | News

Mazda 5 Wagon

A white Mazda 5 wagon, similar to this one, was used to injure a 63-year-old man when it collided into a Winnipeg bus shelter in the south end of the city on October 25, 2016. (WPS / HANDOUT)

A 63-year-old man was injured when a stolen car collided with a bus shelter in the area of Pembina Highway and Southpark Drive on October 25.

Winnipeg police say it happened at around 10:30 p.m. when the vehicle was travelling southbound and abruptly swerved and collided with the shelter.

The suspect briefly made contact with the victim before fleeing. The man was taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

The stolen 2007 white Mazda 5 wagon sustained damage to the front end, roof and windshield. Police have since recovered it.

The suspect is described as aboriginal in appearance, approximately 17-years-old, slim build and short dark hair. He was wearing dark pants, a black and white T-shirt and a black wrist band.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has further information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6230 or Crime Stoppers at (204)786-TIPS.(8477).