Semi loses load of concrete slabs at Pembina Highway and University Crescent

Northbound Pembina Highway has reopened after being closed at University Crescent Tuesday afternoon after an accident involving a semi-trailer truck and its load of concrete slabs.

Roads reopened before rush hour

Northbound Pembina Highway was closed at University Crescent Tuesday afternoon after a semi dropped some of its load of concrete slabs. (Trevor Brine/CBC)

Northbound Pembina Highway has reopened after being closed at University Crescent Tuesday afternoon, when a semi-trailer truck dropped a load of concrete blocks on the highway, Winnipeg police say.

Police said the semi was carrying concrete blocks, weighing more than 450 kilograms each, some of which fell onto the road shortly after 1 p.m. CT.

Several lanes of Pembina were closed but reopened by 3 p.m.

No one was hurt, but police say cranes were needed to pick the blocks up.

A semi-trailer truck was seen at a stop at the closed-off intersection. (Trevor Brine/CBC)

The cause of the accident has not been released.

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