Manitoba

McPhillips reopened after pedestrian hit by vehicle near Jarvis

Winnipeg closed down the intersection of McPhillips Avenue and Jarvis Street for several hours Saturday afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. 

Intersection closed for hours while police investigated

A truck remains at the McPhillips Street intersection where a pedestrian was hit Saturday afternoon. Police expected the intersection to remain closed until 5:30 p.m. (Shane Gibson/CBC)

Winnipeg closed down the intersection of McPhillips Avenue and Jarvis Street for several hours Saturday after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. 

The city announced the closure around 2:40 p.m. and intersection reopened to traffic shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Winnipeg police could be seen investigating along a stretch of northbound McPhillips Street between Jarvis and Selkirk avenues where a police photographer was taking pictures of a blue pick-up truck stopped in the street.

Police have said they will not releasing any further information at this time.