WINNIPEG — An early morning accident on Wednesday snarled traffic heading into the city’s downtown on northbound Main Street.
Police closed Main Street at Assiniboine Avenue at around 1:30 a.m. when the driver of a vehicle struck a tree. The man was rendered unconscious and trapped inside.
Firefighters extracted the driver from the vehicle and he was transported to hospital in critical condition, where he remains.
Police reopened the intersection at around 9 a.m.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-7085.
TRAFFIC INFO: MAIN ST.CLOSURE.
Due to an overnight closure.
All northbound lanes are closed and rerouting onto Assiniboine Ave.
Keep far left.
Transit detour is also in effect.#WpgTMC #Winnipeg #WPGTraffic pic.twitter.com/WMl0MNp4iQ
— Winnipeg TMC (@WinnipegTMC) January 12, 2022