EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally said police were pursuing charges against the 38-year-old driver, based on a news release from the RCMP. The RCMP later corrected its news release to say they were pursuing charges against the 64-year-old driver and not the 38-year-old driver. The article has since been updated to reflect the new information.
Two vehicles were left in a ditch and RCMP are charging a Manitoba man after a collision in the southwest part of the province.
The collision happened at the intersection of Treesbank Road and 103W just before 7 p.m. on Friday.
Blue Hills RCMP said a car being driven by a 64-year-old man from the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes collided with a truck in the Rural Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa.
Police said the driver of the car went through a yield sign and hit the truck, which was heading east.
The two vehicles collided, spinning the truck around and eventually flipping it. Both men ended up in the ditch.
The 64-year-old was brought to hospital by ambulance and police said he suffered from non-life threatening injuries. The 38-year-old driver of the truck, a man from Wawanesa, was unharmed.
RCMP said they are now pursuing a Highway Traffic intersection-related charge on the 64-year-old driver.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts and alcohol isn’t believed to have been a factor in the crash.