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Semi catches fire on Trans-Canada Highway near Headingley, Man.

A semi burns on the highway near Headingley, Man.
A semi burns on the highway near Headingley, Man. RCMP Manitoba / Twitter

Manitoba RCMP were on scene alongside local firefighters Monday morning on the Trans-Canada Highway near the Highway 26 junction in the Headingley area, west of Winnipeg.

Police said a semi truck rolled over and caught fire.

Highway 1 has been closed in both directions, with a detour in place, and drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

Watch for more information as it becomes available.

Read more: Five deaths in five weeks at rural Manitoba rail crossings

 

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