Despite all the speed limits and regulations, also the highest speeding fines throughout the country, car crashes and accidents caused by speeding is not a rare case in Manitoba. Many of them, unfortunately, have a lethal outcome.
Just Friday evening a two-vehicle accident involving speeding had one driver killed another one seriously injured.
The crash happened near Teulon, RCMP was called to a collision location between 8 and 9 p.m. When arrived at the scene, officers found two cars in a head-on crash. One of the drivers was traveling an eastbound and collided with another driver, going westbound.
Both drivers were delivered to a hospital, but shortly after one of them died, a 69-year old man. Police arrested the second driver, a 27-year-old man from Inwood for impaired driving causing death. He is still in the hospital under the doctor's supervision, his condition is serious, but stable and non-life threatening. Police are still investigating the crash and possible reason for what happened.
Just a day before this crash, another accident happened in Winnipeg, caused by speeding. Two pedestrians were hit by a car on Santa Fe Drive and sent to a nearby hospital in serious condition.