Emergency officials are asking motorists to proceed with caution after a crash in downtown Winnipeg that sent a pedestrian to hospital with serious injuries.

Police responded to St. Mary Avenue at Carlton Street Monday at about 4:10 p.m.

The pedestrian was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police said.

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Emergency crews closed off all four westbound lanes on St. Mary Avenue near Carlton and asked drivers to plan their trips accordingly.

The cause of the crash hasn't been released.


  • Police previously told media that a cyclist was injured in the crash. On Monday evening, a police spokesperson said it had in fact been a pedestrian.
    Jul 17, 2017 8:54 PM CT