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Trans-Canada between Brandon and Virden still closed after crash involving 20 semis

Click to play video: 'Crash involving 20 semis shuts down Trans-Canada between Brandon and Virden'
Crash involving 20 semis shuts down Trans-Canada between Brandon and Virden
A crash on Highway 1 involving 20 semis and a handful of passenger vehicles Thursday afternoon led to closures in both directions. – Feb 24, 2022

A crash on Highway 1 involving 20 semis and a handful of passenger vehicles Thursday afternoon led to closures in both directions, RCMP said.

The multi-vehicle collision was reported around 1:45 p.m. in western Manitoba between Virden and Brandon, and resulted in three people taken to hospital with injuries and damage to a number of vehicles.

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Manitoba 511 says the westbound lanes have reopened while the eastbound lanes remain closed as of 7 p.m.

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Courchaine said the three people hurt in the crash do not have life-threatening injuries.

Click to play video: 'Semi crash ties up traffic on north Perimeter early Tuesday'
Semi crash ties up traffic on north Perimeter early Tuesday

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