Traffic was backed up on the Trans-Canada Highway just west of Winnipeg Thursday morning after a semi and pickup truck collided.

Crash

Eastbound lanes are closed on the Trans Canada Highway west of Winnipeg Thursday morning after a vehicle and semi truck collided. (Trevor Dineen/CBC)

The crash happened at Racetrack Road early Thursday.

Eastbound lanes reopened just before 10 a.m. west of the city, but police were on the scene directing traffic through the area most of the morning.

Two people have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, police said.