Elderly Man Run Over Twice by Semi on Bishop Grandin

Elderly Man Run Over Twice by Semi on Bishop Grandin

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have laid charges against the driver of a semi-trailer truck involved in a crash that seriously injured a man in his 80s on Bishop Grandin Boulevard near the Pembina Highway underpass on February 10.

Police appealed to the public in looking for a witness to the crash, where the elderly driver of a pickup truck had his mirror clipped by a semi-truck at around 12:40 p.m.

The man was injured while attempting to exchange particulars with the other driver, who police say ran the man over twice. He remains in hospital in stable condition.

Police identified a man in his 20s who stopped to offer assistance and later identified the other driver involved.

A 49-year-old man has been charged with driving careless causing bodily harm, and two counts of failing to exchange particulars.

He was released on a promise to appear.

— Staff

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