Tag Archives: Accident

Teen Pedestrian Killed by Drunk Driver: RCMP

Teen Pedestrian Killed by Drunk Driver: RCMP

RCMP Logo VehicleA 35-year-old woman is in police custody after RCMP say she was impaired behind the wheel when she struck a pedestrian in St. Theresa Point, Manitoba on Thursday.

A 13-year-old girl was walking southbound on the main road near the community’s nursing station when she was hit.

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Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal Manitoba Crash: RCMP

Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal Manitoba Crash: RCMP

RCMP Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP say alcohol, speed and lack of seatbelt use were factors in a fatal crash near Sandy Bay First Nation Wednesday night.

Police responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 8:20 p.m. where a 39-year-old area man rolled a minivan with two passengers inside.

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Some First Responders from Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Get Mental-Health Break

Some First Responders from Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Get Mental-Health Break

By The Canadian Press

Ambulance Humboldt Bus Crash
Emergency crews block the highway near the site of a bus crash near Nipawin, Sask., Friday, April 6, 2018. Paramedic Deanndra King was on a day off, getting ready for a weekend curling bonspiel, when she got the call from her boss about an accident involving a bus.”I didn’t register the magnitude of it,” the first responder from Nipawin, Sask., recalled this week. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith)

WASKESIU, Sask. – Paramedic Deanndra King was on a day off, getting ready for a weekend curling bonspiel, when she got the call from her boss about an accident involving a bus.

“I didn’t register the magnitude of it,” the first responder from Nipawin, Sask., recalled this week.

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Highway 59 Northbound Lane Closed Over Red River Floodway

Highway 59 Northbound Lane Closed Over Red River Floodway

Highway 59 Dump Truck Crash
A dump truck didn’t have its bucket fully down when it drove under this bridge on Highway 59 near Springfield Road on Thursday, July 12, 2018. (RCMP / TWITTER)

Damage caused by a dump truck on Thursday has resulted in a lane closure over the Red River Floodway along Highway 59.

A single northbound lane remains open, but the province has closed the other lane as a result of the crash on Oasis Road underneath the bridge.

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Selkirk Man Dies Following Rollover on Highway 59

Selkirk Man Dies Following Rollover on Highway 59

RCMP Logo VehicleOne person has died following a crash on June 29 which sent a pickup truck into a water-filled ditch on Highway 59.

The vehicle was travelling southbound at around 5:40 p.m. when it lost control and landed upside down in the west ditch approximately one kilometre north of Scanterbury, Manitoba.

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‘What We Expected:’ Trucker in Humboldt Broncos Crash Released on $1,000 Bail

‘What We Expected:’ Trucker in Humboldt Broncos Crash Released on $1,000 Bail

By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press

Jaskirat Sidhu
Truck driver Jaskirat Sidhu walks out of provincial court after appearing for charges due to the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Melfort, Sask., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis)

MELFORT, Sask. – The father of one of the hockey players killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he felt empty as he caught the eye of an accused truck driver who was released on $1,000 bail in court Tuesday.

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, who is 29 and from Calgary, faces several conditions, including that he not drive and that he surrender his passport.

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Woman on Tractor Promoting Canadian Milk Dies in Collision with Semi

Woman on Tractor Promoting Canadian Milk Dies in Collision with Semi

The Canadian Press

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Cows are seen at a dairy farm on in Danville, Que., on August 11, 2015. An Ontario woman was killed in a highway crash while on a cross-country tractor tour promoting Canada’s dairy industry. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

SASKATOON – An Ontario woman who was on a cross-country tractor tour with her husband to promote Canada’s dairy industry has died in a collision with a semi north of Saskatoon.

Bettina Schuurmans, 55, from Elmira, Ont., died in the crash Monday morning on Highway 16, while her husband, Henk, was injured and is recovering in hospital.

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