Manitoba

Man charged with impaired driving after fatal crash in RM of Springfield

A 31-year-old man was charged with impaired driving after a fatal collision in the rural municipality of Springfield, Man.

RCMP say vehicle crossed centre line and collided with motorcycle

A 24-year-old man died after a vehicle travelling the opposite direction on a Manitoba road crossed the centre line and hit his motorcycle, police say. (CBC)

A 31-year-old man was charged with impaired driving after a fatal collision in the rural municipality of Springfield, Man.

RCMP say the crash happened shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, when a vehicle heading north on Provincial Road 207 crossed the centre line and collided with a motorcycle.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 24-year-old man from Lorette, Man., was pronounced dead at the scene, just south of Highway 1, police said in a news release Friday.

The driver of the vehicle, a 31-year-old from Ile des Chênes, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.

The investigation continues.

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