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Two Police Officers Injured in Crash with Stolen Truck

June 7, 2023 1:12 PM | News

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A Winnipeg Police Service shoulder badge is seen at the Public Information Office in Winnipeg, on September 2, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

Two Winnipeg police officers were sent to hospital early Wednesday after being struck in their cruiser by a stolen pickup truck.

Officers spotted the stolen Lincoln Mark LT pickup at around 4 a.m. near Inkster Boulevard and St. Cross Street.

As police were in the area of Main Street and Belmont Avenue, the stolen truck collided with their cruiser.


Two officers were taken to hospital and treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Mckae Ledingham, 25, has been charged with several offences and remains in custody.

Police say the truck was originally stolen from Stonewall on June 3.

The Independent Investigative Unit of Manitoba has been notified.

Updated on Thursday, June 8, 2023.