Monday morning crash results in ‘severe injuries,’ Winnipeg police say

Winnipeg police say they conducted a traffic stop after seeing a man who they say is a known gang member with a history of drug trafficking driving. Shane Gibson/Global News

Winnipeg police are investigating an early morning crash that left a driver in critical condition Monday.

Police said they were called to the 500 block of Kimberley Avenue around 3:45 a.m. where a serious, single-vehicle crash had taken place.

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The driver, who was the only occupant, was extricated from the vehicle and taken to hospital to deal with what police are calling “severe bodily injuries.”

Police said speed is believed to be a factor.

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