High winds flip semi west of Portage la Prairie, RCMP say

RCMP blamed high winds for a semi crash Tuesday afternoon on the Trans-Canada Highway.
RCMP blame high winds for a semi that flipped on its side west of Portage la Prairie on Tuesday afternoon.

RCMP blamed high winds for a crash Tuesday on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Just after 1 p.m., a semi-truck flipped on its side west of Portage la Prairie.

The 24-year-old driver appeared to be uninjured.

The westbound median lane remains closed and police ask drivers to slow down as crews are still working in the area.