Woman dead after being hit by car near Polo Park, say Winnipeg Police

A paramedic on a scene. Elisha Dacey/Global News

A 31-year-old woman has died after being hit by a vehicle near Polo Park Friday afternoon.

The incident happened late afternoon Friday on Maroons Road between St. James Street and Cactus Jack Place.

The intersection where Friday night’s fatal collision occurred. Michael Draven / Global News

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The victim was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition and was later pronounced deceased.

Police had the road closed late into the evening, and a small white car was seen on the back of a flat bed truck.

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Members of the Winnipeg Police Traffic Division believe a southbound vehicle making an eastbound turn collided with a northbound vehicle.

The northbound vehicle struck the woman and a nearby traffic light pole.


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