The driver of a semi-truck was sent to hospital Tuesday after a rollover south of Winnipeg, RCMP said.

The incident took place shortly after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP were called to the scene of a single-vehicle collision south of the city on Highway 75 to find the truck overturned and on fire.

The driver was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.

The crash closed southbound lanes of the highway. It's unclear what caused the truck to overturn as of Tuesday afternoon.