Crash in Lockport sends 3 to hospital

RCMP say a crash between a van and a sport-utility vehicle in Lockport, Man., has sent three people to hospital, with one person seriously injured.

A crash between a van and a sport-utility vehicle in Lockport, Man., sent three people to hospital on Thursday night, with one person seriously injured.

RCMP and emergency crews were called to Highway 9, at the junction with Highway 44, at around 5:30 p.m. CT.

It appears the northbound van collided head-on with the southbound SUV on Highway 9, RCMP said in a release.

A total of three people were taken to hospital.

Police say their injuries are unknown at this point, but a male youth was reported to have serious injuries.

The roads were slippery at the time of the crash, according to police.

Highway 9 was expected to stay closed until about 10 p.m.