Manitoba

Infant airlifted to hospital in critical condition after crash on Winnipeg's south Perimeter

RCMP say a multi-vehicle collision between St. Mary's Road to St. Anne's Road involved a large truck and a number of other vehicles.

5 people injured in collision involving several vehicles, including large truck: city, RCMP

The crash happened on the Perimeter Highway, between St. Mary's Road and St. Anne's Road, on Friday afternoon. (John Einarson/CBC)

A baby was taken to hospital in critical condition following a motor vehicle collision on Winnipeg's Perimeter Highway Friday afternoon.

STARS air ambulance said it transported one infant patient from the crash site at the south end of the city to Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre.

Crews from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded at 3:13 p.m. Friday, a spokesperson for the City of Winnipeg said on Saturday morning. Four people were taken to hospital: one in critical condition, one in unstable and two others in stable, the spokesperson said.

RCMP said up to five vehicles were involved, including a large truck.

The highway eastbound from St. Mary's Road to St. Anne's Road was closed for several hours Friday but has since reopened, according to the city.

A child seat can be seen lying outside a vehicle involved in a collision on the south Perimeter Highway Friday afternoon. (John Einarson/CBC)
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service crews responded at 3:13 p.m. Friday, a spokesperson for the city said. (John Einarson/CBC)

With files from Caitlyn Gowriluk

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