Collision in St. Norbert sends 5 people to hospital

One person was taken to hospital in critical condition after a collision Friday near the intersection of Pembina Highway and Ducharme Avenue.

All 5 upgraded to stable condition, police spokesperson said shortly before 9 p.m.

Winnipeg police are investigating after a collision sent five people to hospital Friday afternoon. (Sharon Voetberg)

Five people were taken to hospital — one in critical condition — after a motor vehicle collision Friday afternoon in St. Norbert.

The crash happened just south of the Perimeter, near the intersection of Pembina Highway and Ducharme Avenue, according to an emailed release from the City of Winnipeg.

The release said emergency crews arrived at the scene at 12:55 p.m. and transported one person to hospital in critical condition, two in unstable condition and two in stable.

A spokesperson for the Winnipeg Police Service said Friday evening the collision involved a single vehicle. All the injured people were occupants of the vehicle at the time of the crash, he said.

Shortly before 9 p.m., the police spokesperson said all injured people had been upgraded to stable condition.

The City of Winnipeg says the collision happened at 12:55 p.m. Friday. (Sharon Voetberg)

After the collision, Pembina Highway southbound was closed between Grandmont Boulevard and Rue des Trappistes. Northbound Pembina Highway remained open, but motorists were advised to expect delays in the area.

The section of Pembina remained closed shortly before 9 p.m. The police spokesperson said officers were expected to leave around 9 p.m.

The cause of the collision is being investigated by the Winnipeg Police Service.

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