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UPDATED - Two Police Officers Injured, One Person is in Custody

1:30 p.m. - Winnipeg Police have released further details regarding a serious crash that shut down Main Street today involving a police cruiser.

Police are saying patrol officers spotted a stolen Lincoln Mark pick-up truck being driven by a lone male near Inkster Boulevard and St. Cross Street.

As officers were attending the area of Main Street and Belmont Avenue, the stolen truck collided with a Winnipeg Police Service cruiser resulting in a serious motor vehicle collision.

Two officers were transported to hospital and treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The male suspect was taken into custody and treated for his injuries.

The investigation is continuing by the Traffic Collision Investigation (TCI) section.

Anyone with information regarding the matter or that may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-7085.

The Independent Investigative Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has been notified.

As reported earlier today

Monday, June 7, 2023 - Winnipeg Police closed northbound and southbound Main street between Kilbride and Hartford due to a serious accident involving a police car. The closure expected to remain for many hours as the incident is being investigated.

There was a crash involving two-vehicles, one was a Winnipeg Police cruiser that resulted in the closure of one of Winnipeg’s busiest roads during rush hour this morning.

Reports suggest the incident happened early this morning, around 4:00 a.m. Two officers are being treated for injuries and one person in custody.

No further details have been provided at this time. The Winnipeg Tribune will provide updated information as it becomes available.


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