A two-vehicle collision Thursday night sent several people to hospital — one with significant injuries.
At about 7:10 p.m., RCMP from the Blue Hills area as well as emergency services from Brandon were dispatched to a crash on Highway 10 and Provincial Road 45N, 16 kilometres south of Brandon.
A northbound British Columbia registered2002 GMC Jimmy, driven by a 27-year-old B.C. man who was the lone occupant, crossed over the centre line and collided with a southbound 2007 Honda Odyssey driven by a 76-year-old man, police said in a release on Friday.
Alcohol may have been a contributing factor in this crash, police said.
TheOdyssey also contained a 42-year-old male and 48-year-old female passenger. All of the occupants of the Honda vanare from rural southwestern Manitoba.
Both vehicles sustained significant damages in the crash.
All individuals involvedin the crash were transported to Brandon hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the GMC Jimmy, whosuffered serious injuries, has since been transported to a Winnipeg hospital for further treatment.
Two of the occupants of the Honda van remained in Brandon hospital as of Friday morning for treatment ofundisclosed injuries.
The 42-year-old male passenger was treated and released Thursday night.
Blue Hills area RCMP with the assistance of the Criminal Code Investigative team and a forensiccollisionanalyst continue to investigate.
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition October 20, 2012