July 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Driver hurt in semi rollover on Highway 75

A semi rolled over and caught fire on Hwy 75 in the RM of Richot south of Winnipeg Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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WINNIPEG – The southbound lanes of Highway 75 just south of Winnipeg were shut down for a short time Tuesday afternoon after a semi rolled over and caught fire.

It happened at about 2 p.m. at Hwy 75 and Marchand Road in the RM of Richot.

Semi truck crashed and burned on Hwy 75 south of Winnipeg on Tuesday July 8, 2014

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The tractor-trailer lay on its side in the ditch, with the cab of the truck scorched from the fire.

RCMP say the driver was taken to hospital in stable condition. The highway reopened later in the afternoon.

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