Man airlifted to hospital after road accident 1


WINNIPEG – Emergency crews responded to an accident along Highway 1 near Austin, Manitoba. end of Thursday afternoon. The STARS air ambulance was dispatched to the scene and told CTV News in an email that an 82-year-old man was taken to hospital.

STARS said he was taken to the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg in serious but stable condition.

According to the province, the westbound lanes of Highway 1, about two kilometers east of Highway 34, have been closed due to a vehicle collision. The highway reopened shortly before 11 p.m.

A heavily damaged vehicle was seen in the area. Its windows were smashed and its roof crumpled.

CTV News has contacted the Manitoba RCMP for more information.


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