Driver killed after semi-trucks crash on Manitoba highway

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Posted October 17, 2022 3:50 pm

A Manitoba motortruck operator is dormant aft 2 semi-trucks crashed connected a road successful the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead.

Emergency crews were called to the clang connected Highway 42 astatine Road 139 West astir 1:35 p.m. Friday.

In a merchandise Monday RCMP said a semi-truck and trailers heading northbound connected Road 139 West crossed Highway 42 erstwhile it was unsafe to bash so, hitting a 2nd semi going westbound connected Highway 42.

 'Two motortruck  drivers taken to infirmary  aft  Perimeter Highway crash'

0:28 Two motortruck drivers taken to infirmary aft Perimeter Highway crash

The operator and lone occupant of the 2nd semi-truck, a 55-year-old antheral from Shoal Lake, died astatine the scene. Police accidental helium was not wearing a seatbelt.

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The operator of the archetypal semi, a 61-year-old man, had insignificant injuries successful the crash, constabulary say.

Shoal Lake RCMP proceed to investigate. Police person not said whether oregon not immoderate charges volition beryllium laid.

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