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RCMP say five vehicles crashed in a chain reaction collision Friday morning on Highway 10 near Brandon. (RCMP)

A chain reaction collision involving five vehicles on Highway 10, near Brandon, has sent two people to hospital, RCMP say.

The crash happened around 8:30 a.m. CT Friday.

According to RCMP, a number of vehicles were stopped on the highway by a flag person at a marked construction zone.

They said a southbound SUV failed to stop for the line of vehicles and crashed into the last vehicle, causing a chain reaction collision with more cars.

Police said two adults were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.

The highway was closed as investigators examined the scene. It remained closed well into Friday afternoon.